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Teen accused of killing, dismembering mother's body

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Tyrese Landrum Tyrese Landrum
Tamara Davis Tamara Davis
The home at Capitol Street, in North Fort Myers, where Davis' body was allegedly found (Photo: WBBH) The home at Capitol Street, in North Fort Myers, where Davis' body was allegedly found (Photo: WBBH)
FORT MYERS, FL (WFLA) - A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.

The sheriff's office says 15-year-old Tyrese Landrum has been charged with murder in death of his mother, 42-year-old Tamara Davis of North Fort Myers. Davis was first reported missing on August 24.

On Sunday, deputies responded after reports of a strong smell coming from the home. When they arrived, they located Davis' body.

Neighbors who talked to WBBH in Fort Myers say detectives believe Landrum allegedly dismembered his mother's body and hid some of her body parts in a vent and underneath the mobile home. Crews with hazmat suits were around the home removing the body Sunday, according to neighbors.

They say Davis' boyfriend also lived at the home, and they cannot understand how he didn't know anything was wrong.

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