Life in Prison for Murder

Today, Anthony Corrado, of Naples, was adjudicated guilty and sentenced to life in prison, for Second Degree Murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison for
Aggravated Battery on a Person 65 Years of Age or Older. 

Assistant State Attorney Deborah Cunningham, Collier County Circuit Court Chief, and Chief Assistant State Attorney Richard Montecalvo, prosecuted the case.

On May 17, 2023, the defendant murdered an elderly woman at a Naples residence. The victim died from blunt force trauma.

The defendant then called a cleaning woman, who had no knowledge of what happened, to come to the residence to clean up. When she arrived, she saw what appeared to be a body, in the master bedroom, covered by a tarp. She was able to leave the home and contacted law enforcement.

In the moments after she left, an elderly man who lived at the residence, arrived home from shopping. He was bludgeoned by the defendant and was laying in the kitchen, wounded but alive.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene shortly after and arrested the defendant immediately. Emergency crews were able to get the male victim to a hospital and he survived the

Samantha Syoen – Communications Director, State Attorney’s Office