Man strips naked before beating his mother to death

Manuel Mesa 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A naked man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly beating his mother to death, police in Florida said.

Miami police said that they have arrested 35-year-old Manuel Mesa, after being accused of beating his mother and using a knife to stab her in the chest.

Mesa was charged with one count of second-degree murder.

According to the police, around 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, they received a report about a nude man beating a woman.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found Mesa leaving his mother's house covered in blood. His mother, Nancy Mesa, was found lying on the ground with a stab wound to the chest.

She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Manuel Mesa was taken to jail. After trying to spit at officers, his face was covered with a net.

He admitted to beating his mother and stabbing her in the chest.

Man kills his mother two days after completing 30 year sentence for murdering his neighbor

Steven Pratt 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of manslaughter after killing his mother just two days after being released from prison, police in New Jersey said.

Now, 47-year-old Steven Pratt of Atlantic City, has been sentenced to serve 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

According to the police investigation, 64-year-old Gwendolyn Pratt hosted a welcome home party for her son two days after completing a 30 year sentence for killing his neighbor Michael Anderson.

After the party, the mother and son began arguing before he killed his mother. Police found the dead body of the mother the following day.

Steven Pratt was still at the scene, and he was arrested. In court, Steven Pratt told the judge that he failed and didn’t want a trial.

He pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Steven Pratt killed his neighbor after an argument about making noise late at night outside their apartment building.

Angry woman bites Wendy’s employee because she did not like the food she was served

Lovely Robinson 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) An angry woman was arrested on a charge of malicious wounding after allegedly biting an employee at Wendy’s after she was not satisfied with the food she was served, police in Virginia said.

Richmond police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Lovely Robinson, after being accused of attacking and biting Latanya Nelson, the manager of the Wendy’s restaurant located on Brook Road.

Robinson was charged with malicious wounding, intentionally damaging property, preventing law enforcement from making an arrest and trespassing.

Nelson told police that on Monday night, Robinson stormed into the restaurant after canceling her order of two spicy chicken sandwiches because she didn’t have enough money.

She changed her order to four 99 cents chicken sandwiches, costing her around $4 instead of $11. Suddenly, Robinson began cursing and threatened to come across the counter.

She then jumped over and began her attack. When Nelson tried to push her away, Robinson bit into her knee. The attack left a bite mark above Nelson’s left knee.

Mother kills her son and keeps dead body in her car for 10 years

Tonya Slaton 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing her son and keeping his dead body in her car for 10 years, police in Virginia said.

Virginia Beach police said that they have arrested 44-year-old Tonya Slaton, after being accused of killing her son, 15-year-old Quincy Jamar Davis, and keeping his body in the trunk of her car.

Slaton was charged with one count of murder. She was booked into jail, and denied bail. According to the police, Slaton, was pulled over by an officer for driving with expired plates.

The officer discovered the child’s dead body in the trunk after noticing a strong smell of rotting flesh. Davis disappeared 10 years ago, and was never reported missing.

Slaton is accused of killing Davis. The medical examiner's office could not determine the cause and manner of death. Slaton was convicted of assault and battery for injuring Davis when he was 6 years old.

Davis had cuts and bruises on his chest and back. Slaton was sentenced to six months of probation.


Thieves rob elderly woman after she gave them $20 for gas

William Hayhurst and Erin Vanmatre 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Two people were arrested on a charge of robbery after allegedly stealing the purse of an elderly woman who gave them money to buy gas, police in Pennsylvania said.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said that they have arrested 34-year-old William Hayhurst and 30-year-old Erin Vanmatre, after being accused of stealing the purse of the 81-year-old woman, who was not identified.

The two suspects were charged with robbery, conspiracy, theft, tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property. They were booked into the Monroe County jail, and bail was set at $50,000 each.

According to the police investigation, around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the two suspects approached the 81-year-old woman, and asked her for $10 in gas money.

The woman gave them $20 because she did not have a $10 note. As the old woman drove away, the couple followed her with their car.

When the old woman parked her vehicle, the suspects grabbed the purse from her and escaped. As the couple tried to drive away, the woman rammed her vehicle into their car.

The thieves then threw her purse out from the window.