Less than two weeks away from celebrating their 21st year of marriage Lyssa Moody was taken from her husband on Valentine’s Day after she died from her injuries she received from stab wounds while trying to fight off a man in her home.
The man, 20-year-old Michael O. Ortiz, told police he came to the Moody home located at 103 Azalea Circle armed with a BB gun and a knife with the plans of robbing the family. He had been fighting with the couple’s son, Dylan Moody, 19, over a girl.
Subscribers get total access to this story, and all our in-depth news, digital editions and exclusive content. Subscribe today, or try a 24-hour or 7-day digital pass.
Registered Post Subscriber — Sign me in.Sign In
Post Print Subscriber — I need to register my account for digital access.Access Digital
All Day Access — 24-hour digital pass99¢ for 24 hours
All Week Access — 7-day digital pass$3.99 for 7 days
All Access, All the Time — Print & DigitalView Offers
Staff researcher Niels Heimeriks contributed to this story.