Slick charged with second-degree murder of mother

Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM.

A Port St. Joe man was formally charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of his mother in their Cape San Blas home last month.

Jarrod Powell Slick, 23, is already in jail without bond in the May 18 killing of his mother, Renee Gail Coffey, 58.

In an information filing from the State Attorney’s Office, new details of the crime were also released.

According to the filing, Slick killed Coffey by striking her “over the head with a blue curling weight and slicing her neck with a corkscrew.”

Those acts were “imminently dangerous to another” and “evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life.”

The filing details that the State Attorney’s Office did not believe the crime premeditated, resulting in the second-degree murder charge.

Slick faces up to 30 years in prison.

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