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Florida investigators hunt for unusual weapons in brutal 1994 attack, murder

"He had a real relationship with that dagger," stabbing victim said of her attacker

Listen as Bunny and Bob Lehton describe how an intruder controlled and stabbed them during an attack at their Cocoa Beach home on March 20, 1994.

Their daughter, Amy Gellert, did not survive the attack and more than 20 years later, investigators are still looking for her killer.

Investigators say the intruder was armed with unusual weapons: a dagger with an ornate hilt, resembling this police sketch, and a prop gun, like this one made by Brixia.
Investigators say the intruder was armed with unusual weapons: a dagger with an ornate hilt, resembling this police sketch, and a prop gun, like this one made by Brixia.
Brevard County Sheriff's Office


The masked man was armed with an unusual dagger with an ornate hilt and what turned out to be a prop gun made by Brixia, that fires blanks and is used in the theater and movies.

The dagger has never been found.

HAVE YOU SEEN THESE WEAPONS?

You could help solve a cold case. Anyone with information is asked to contact:

Brevard County Homicide Unit

  • Phone: (321) 633-8413
  • Email: majorcrimes@bcso.us

Central Florida Crimeline:

  • 1-800-423-TIPS | 1-800-423-8477
  • You can remain anonymous