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Knaus Berry Farm owner attacked by son dies

One Knaus Berry Farm owner succumbs to death while the other sustains a traumatic injury to the brain in Florida

Popular for its cinnamon sticky buns, the owners of Knaus Berry Farm bakery were attacked by their own son. 30-year-old Travis Grafe was arrested and is being held at a rehabilitation center after he attacked his parents.

As the mayor of Miami-Dade County remembers Rachel Grafe, one of the bakery owners, in her good memory, here’s more to the developments in the attempted murder case.

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Herbert Grafe and Rachel KnausGrafeare the owners of the Kanus Berry Farm bakery based in the Redlands. They were at their Redlands home when Travis Grafe, their 30-year-old son, attached them on 17the February.

The owner of the bakery and farm died as she succumbed to her injuries, whereas her husband, Herbert Grafe, sustained a major brain injury.

The Knaus Berry Farm broke the news to the public through their Instagram post, stating that they were saddened by the death of Rachel Grafe as she returned to Jesus at 1:45 in the afternoon. The Florida bakery and farm will remain open for the rest of the week to celebrate her life.

The post appreciated the support and love the local community has shown Knaus Berry Farm throughout this tough time, calling their followers “family” and thanking them for their concern and prayers.

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Remembering Rachel Grafe

Daniella Levine Cava, mayor of Maimi-Dade County, honored Rachel Knaus Grafe as an embodiment of grace and strength. She further praised her passion for the community, family, and hard work. She sent out heartfelt condolences to the Florida bakery and Knaus family under their Instagram post.

The Miami-Dade Police Department (PD) officer immediately responded to the domestic violence dispute in the Redlands. According to the officers, the injured wife and husband told them that their son used a blunt object to attack them before fleeing the crime scene.

According to online jail records, Travis Grafe is charged with two counts of aggravated battery, attempted murder, and robbery. A total of four charges. He is held at Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation on a $25,000 bond.

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