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Florida woman accused of throwing human feces at landlord

Posted: 1:15 PM, Jan 07, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-07 13:15:31-05
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OSTEEN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida woman threw a bucket of human feces at her landlord after the landlord entered her trailer to look at some broken items.

An arrest report shows Volusia County Sheriff's deputies arrested 59-year-old Joanne Mercader on Saturday.

Mercader told them she meant to throw water on the landlord but got confused and tossed excrement at her.

She's charged with battery on a person over age 65. Jail records do not list a lawyer who could speak on her behalf. 

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