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Florida man shot, killed brother over cheeseburger, police say

Benjamin A. Middendorf arrested on charges of first-degree murder

Benjamin A. Middendorf.
Benjamin A. Middendorf.

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – A man shot and killed his 28-year-old brother late Thursday during a fight over a cheeseburger, St. Cloud police said.

Benjamin A. Middendorf, 25, shot his brother, Nicholas Middendorf, in the chest during a dispute inside a St. Cloud home, according to police.

Nicholas Middendorf was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Benjamin A. Middendorf was arrested on charges of first-degree murder, police said.

He was taken to the Osceola County Jail and was being held without bond.

No other details about the fight have been released.


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