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Teenage illegal immigrant beheads his mother in front of her young children and hands over her head to police

By Mason White 1:04 PM March 8, 2017
Oliver Mauricio Funes Machada
Oliver Mauricio Funes Machada
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) A teenager brutally murdered his mother in front of her children and walked out of the home with the murder weapon and the victim’s head, according to police in North Carolina.

Franklin County police said that they have arrested 18-year-old Oliver Mauricio Funes Machada, after being accused of cutting off his mother’s head in her home.

Machada, who is illegally in the country, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder. He was booked into the Central Prison, where he is being held without bail.

According to the criminal complaint, Machada called 911 on himself around 12:45 p.m. on Monday, to report that he just killed his mother, 35-year-old Yesenia Funez Beatriz Machado.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, surrounded the house, and ordered the suspect to come out. The suspect then walked out of the house, holding the murder weapon in one hand and his mother’s head in the other.

Police took him into custody without incident. Officers rushed inside the house, where they found two girls. The girls were not harmed.

A fourth child was at school when the incident occurred. The mother’s body was also found in the home.