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Man beheads his elderly mother because he believed she was a clone

By Mason White 5:59 PM October 1, 2015
Matthew Skalitzky 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly beheading his mother because he believed she was a clone, police in Wisconsin said.

Sun Prairie police said that they arrested 40-year-old Matthew Skalitzky, after being accused of killing Jane Skalitzky at his home.

According to the police investigation, he and his mother stopped by his house to pick up some mail when Matthew snapped.

Matthew’s former roommate was downstairs when he heard Jane shouting “no” three times.

The former roommate went upstairs to check on her, and she saw Matthew holding a sword and Jane lying lifeless on the floor.

The roommate took Matthew downstairs until police arrived.

Matthew told his roommate that his mother was not human, but a clone. After police arrived, they quickly took away his sword.

Matthew told the officers that the woman was not his real mother. Matthew was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $1 million.