TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Police say the man who let Stephanie Crone-Overholts stay with him ended up killing her and dumping her dismembered remains in McKay Bay.
“We’re relieved tonight to announce that we’ve made an arrest for her murder,” said Tampa’s interim police chief Ruben Delgado Wednesday night.
The main suspect in the case spoke to News Channel 8 Monday.
Robert Kessler is no stranger to the law, and no stranger to News Channel 8. On Monday he spoke to 8 On Your Side’s Jeff Patterson. 8 On Your Side looked at his story and what he told police, and detectives say it’s a tale full of lies.
“I just kind of gave her a place to stay,” said Robert Kessler to 8 On Your Side Monday.
That’s what Kessler said about meeting Stephanie Crone-Overholts.
“He met her somewhere at a fast-food restaurant, and she had said she was living out of her car, and he invited her to live at his home,” said Chief Delgado.