FORT PIERCE, Fla. - He's accused of beating his parents to death.
Now, newly released police interviews shed light into a possible dark past for Port St. Lucie teenager Tyler Hadley.
Hadley's awaiting trial for the double murder of his parents. According to police interviews, Hadley told friends he wanted to kill his parents long before they were beaten to death in July.
Four police interviews of Hadley's friends were released by the state attorney's office Wednesday.
Our news partners at Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers received copies.
In one interview, a friend told police Hadley talked about killing his parents since he was 10 years old.
Another friend described Hadley's every day demeanor saying he was that one kid that everyone thinks is going to bring a gun to school and just shoot people.
These interviews took place after the July 16th murders of Tyler's parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley.
Police say Tyler beat both of them to death with a hammer in their family home in Port St. Lucie, then threw a party at the same house hours later.
One police interview reveals Hadley allegedly abused drugs regularly.
Police think he may have taken ecstasy near the time of the murders.
Finally, one of the friends interviewed said after the murders, Hadley told them he was freaked out that he could go to prison for killing someone.
If found guilty, he could face a life sentence.
Currently, Hadley is in the St. Lucie County Jail awaiting his next court date.
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