[Ed. – There’s way too much potential here. Someone is now already thinking about how to stage an apparent murder and pin it on someone else with a Fitbit. What a time we live in.]
A 90-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his stepdaughter after data from her Fitbit showed that she died while his car was parked in the driveway of her San Jose home. Karen Navarra, 67, was found dead in her home on Sept. 13, and the coroner’s office ultimately determined that her multiple skull fractures were “inconsistent with being self-inflicted.” The Mercury News reports that Anthony Vincent Aiello was apprehended after authorities used the woman’s Fitbit Alta HR to determine that her heart stopped beating at the same time her stepfather’s car was caught on surveillance video parked in her driveway.