Florida mom found dead after Daytona Beach fire was stabbed 100 times, police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Police in Daytona Beach say a mother found dead after a house fire earlier this month had been stabbed about 100 times.


Police said Charles Ivy killed his ex-girlfriend and then set the apartment on fire with three children inside, including two of his own.

Those two children were taken to a hospital.

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A third child died at that scene.

Ivy told detectives he was at the apartment around the time of the fire and stayed in the parking lot for another 30 minutes.

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