LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — Newly released court documents say a man accused of decapitating his mother told authorities he killed her because he “felt like it.”
Attachments to a search warrant filed Tuesday afternoon give a detailed timeline of the grisly crime’s aftermath after the suspect called 911.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office statement, the suspect was charged Monday with first-degree murder.
The new court documents say that when he was asked why he killed his mother he told a 911 dispatcher “because I felt like it.”
The documents say he stabbed her eight times.
Court documents say the first deputy on the scene saw the suspect walk out of the house with a knife in one hand and his mother’s head in the other.
The suspect’s exact name was not clear. Local court records list him as Oliver Funes Machada; federal records as Oliver Funes Machado. The mother’s name, according to local authorities who received the information from a 14-year-old son, is Yesenia Beatriz Funez Machado.
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