Trial begins for accused murderer of Florida SCAdian

Prosecutor J. Ryan Will contends that on March 2, 2012, Scott Austin Stuut II broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend, Margaret Gee, of DeLand, Florida, and murdered her. Gee was an SCA member and Seneschal of the Shire of Vaca Del Mar. The trial began March 4, 2014.

According to an article in the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Stuut met Gee through a mutual interest in role-playing games. The prosecution claims that the defendent confessed to Gee's murder in a 2012 video recording. “I killed Margaret Gee,” he said.