Anthony Todt, his wife Megan and their children Alex, Tyler and Zoe, were reported missing by family members a Jan 6
Todt was arrested at gunpoint after police discover the bodies of his wife and their three children in their Disney town home a week after they went missing
On Monday, officers confirmed four bodies had been found inside the home in Celebration – a gated community owned by Walt Disney in Osceola County
Neighbors said they saw Anthony Todt marched out at gunpoint, before he was arrested in front of the home
The identity of the bodies have not been confirmed by police, and they have not yet classified the deaths as a homicide or murder
The Todts, both physical therapists, had recently moved from Connecticut to the rented home in Florida on the outskirts of Disney World
On December 22, 2019, they were served with an eviction notice
Anthony Todt [left], was arrested on Monday. Cops discovered the bodies of his wife Megan Todt [right] and their three children, Alek, Tyler and Zoe in the couple’s Florida home. home. The whole family were reported missing by relatives on Jan 6.
Police in Osceola County, Florida arrested a man at gunpoint on Monday after his wife and three young sons were found dead in the family’s home in a gated community after concerned neighbors called police for a welfare check.
Anthony Todt, his wife Megan and their children Alex, Tyler and Zoe, were reported missing by family members a week ago.
Relatives said they last heard from them on January 6, while neighbors say they hadn’t been seen since mid-December.
Police only went to the Todt’s home, in gated community called Celebration, owned by Disney World, on Monday – a day after a concerned neighbor called them.
It’s not clear if the officers had been to the home after family initially reported the Todts missing.
The Daily Beast reports that the Todt’s , both physical therapists, had recently moved from Colchester, Connecticut, to Celebration, Florida. It’s not clear how long they had lived in the rented home but court documents show the couple had recently been served with an eviction notice.
Celebration, a gated community on the outskirts of Disney World, boosts population of around 7, 400 people and was created by the Walt Disney company.
Neighbors reportedly, saw Anthony Todt being led out of the house at gunpoint before being arrested in front of the house where his whole family had been found dead
The couple both with master’s degrees in physical therapy. worked for their family business. Anthony Todt runs two physical therapy businesses in Connecticut, but the state says his physical therapy credentials lapsed on September 9, 2019, after they were not renewed.
Megan was a physical therapy instructor at the family’s business, according to the business’ page, listing.
After the family were feared missing, a Facebook group titled ‘Looking for the Todt Family’ was created where one family friend wrote: ‘Worried sick! I keep sending them messages on messenger and they are being sent but not delivered. I’m guessing their phones are off. Praying for their safe return.’
A neighbor woman said her husband last saw the family in a packed vehicle on December 15.
‘They are our neighbors and my kids play with them. He speaks to them often when he is walking our dog bc Megan is often out walking theirs. My kids haven’t played with them since before Christmas because they have not seen them outside,’ she wrote
Local media reports that that that four bodies believed to belong to Megan Todt and her children, Alek, Tyler and Zoe were discovered inside the home where her husband, Anthony, was arrested
On Monday, Osceaola County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they were conducting a ‘death investigation’. They have not classified the deaths as a homicide or murder, and they have not confirmed that the bodies found in the home belong to Megan and her three children – Alek, Tyler and Zoe.
Neighbors report seeing armed police escort Anthony out of the family’s home and arrested him at gunpoint.
Family members who set up the Facebook group to search for the Todts while still missing said they had no further information.
Authorities were seen loading bodies into a hearse outside the home in Celebration, Florida on Monday night
‘I am so sorry to report that 4 bodies have been found (not identified) in Celebration, Florida, today. Tony is in the hospital. We have no further details and we will update you when we know more. Please pray for the family,’ she wrote.
A separate post the Facebook group’s administrator cited News 3 saying that law enforcement had previously attempted to contact individuals at the home for several days.
Osceola County Sheriff Russell Gibson said the death investigation was launched after authorities arrived to the home.
‘This is an isolated incident, and all parties involved with this death investigation are accounted for,’ he told reporters.
The owner of the Celebration home rented by the Todts filed a eviction notice against them on December 22, 2019. Court document Monday that reveals the couple were being evicted for failure to pay rent.
First Selectman’s Office Town of Colchester said the news of death search was ‘shocking’ and ‘thoughts and prayers of our entire community are with the relatives and friends of the family involved.’