Mentally-ill man stabs mom to death

Posted at 06/09/12 5:21 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A man with autism killed his mother inside their condominium unit in Mandaluyong City Friday night, police said.

According to Mandaluyong Police chief Armando Bulalin, the 26-year-old suspect stabbed his mother multiple times after watching a violent film.

Bulalin said the suspect reenacted the scenes and killed his mother, who reportedly looked like the Filipina actress in the movie.

Police responded to the scene after receiving a call from the victim’s neighbor in Palo Verde condominium Tower 3, Dansalan Gardens.

Recovered from the scene were two kitchen knives used in the incident.

The suspect admitted to killing his mother and will face charges of parricide. -- Report from Dexter Ganibe, dzMM