Joshua Hudnall Obituary, Death – Joshua’s tumultuous life became a focal point in an episode of “Evil Lives Here,” a documentary series on Investigation Discovery (ID) renowned for delving into true crimes through interviews, police footage, and family photos. His episode, titled “Let Her Rot,” unfolded in the second installment of Season 5 (2019).
Unraveling the chilling tale of how his mother, Stephanie, orchestrated the murder of Joshua’s father, William Hudnall, by coercing Joshua’s sister, Guenevere Hudnall, to bludgeon him with an axe. The sinister motive behind this heinous act was the pursuit of government benefits, a desperate measure to alleviate the financial strain on the family whose mobile home was on the brink of foreclosure.
The tragic event occurred on June 9th, 2011, when Stephanie and Guenevere drove to William’s home in Hawthorne, Florida. Under the cover of darkness, Guenevere attacked her sleeping father with a pickaxe, inflicting fatal blows to his head and chest. The aftermath of their crime led to both mother and daughter being apprehended, tried, and subsequently convicted of second-degree murder, each receiving a 40-year prison sentence.