BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police have arrested and charged a man for allegedly beating and stabbing his mother to death.
A patrol officer was called to an area hospital Monday around noon and told to speak with a healthcare professional regarding a client.READ MORE: Second Alarm Dwelling Fire In Southeast Baltimore
The healthcare professional told police, according to a client, there was a woman dead inside of a home in the 4400 block of Manorview Road.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Baltimore County Officer Rescues Ducklings In White Marsh
Southwest District officers, along with firefighters, responded to the location for a well-being check and discovered the body of 68-year-old Shari Smith inside the home.
48-year-old Mumwaldi Kearney was subsequently interviewed by homicide investigators and confessed to beating and stabbing his mother, police said.MORE NEWS: Rombauer Wins The Preakness Stakes, Medina Spirit In The Money
Kearney was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother and is currently being held at Central Booking without bail.