A girl named Stephanie Pistey (18) told the local news in Panama City that she expects to be in jail for life after she was involved in the murder of Jacob Hendershot (16). The suspects – Pistey, her friend Tammy Morris, her fiance William Chase (17), Joel Millsap (25), and James Gay (20) – were apparently part of a Florida vampire cult.
Authorities first thought that the group tricked Jacob Hendershot into visiting a house where they killed him. Apparently, Stephanie Pistey had accused Hendershot of raping her. (Now, investigators say the motives are unclear). Pistey says that she was at the house at the time, but was babysitting Morris’ 2 kids. (Morris is also charged in the murder). Herndershot’s body was found in a storm drain.
Jacob Hendershot, Murdered by a Vampire Cult?
Pistey was interviewed in jail and said this:
“Since I was like 12, every fiber in my body, basically everything, I know this is going to be crazy, but I believe that I’m a vampire and part werewolf.
Jacob didn’t deserve to die. I didn’t even know he was going to die, but I honestly knew that they were going to beat him up, and in my opinion he deserved to get the shit beat out of him. He didn’t deserve to die.”
Hendershot was missing for a month before his body was discovered. It appeared that he was punched by a man with a chain wrapped around his fist. Police arrested Millsap and Chase. A decision on whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty against anyone involved in the case has not been made. Interrogations of the men led to a recreation of the murder scene: July 14: Millsap invited Hendershot to his place, where Hendershot was beaten. Hendershot went outside, where Chase choked him until he died and one of the men attempted to cut his throat. Then Chase and Millsap dumped his body.
Pistey says she has drunk her fiance’s blood but not Hendershot’s.
She has a Facebook profile that lists some of her interests like blood, unworldly things, and Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus. She says “I hate God.” Her photo uploads also suggest she’s a huge fan of anime like Vampire Knight. She also apparently owns a pet spider named Herman.