Lavell Gorge: North Florida Woman charged with murdering man, stuffing him in Christmas tree bag

LAKE CITY, Fla. — A north Florida woman is accused of killing a man and stuffing his body into a bag.

Lake City police say they received a 911 call on Saturday night regarding a shooting. The Gainesville Sun reports that police called the number back and a woman answered, saying "send police."

Lavell Gorge was standing in the yard when officers arrived. She told them "I shot him."

Police say officers found a large amount of blood on the bathroom floor along with what appeared to be a bloody Christmas tree bag. Inside was the body of 29-year-old Maurice Mickler inside the bag. Police say he appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds.

Gorge has been charged with homicide. It was not known whether she has a lawyer.

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