Sixteen-year-old Andrew Zaragoza has been charged with murder in connection with the beating death of his mom, 56-year-old Donna Zaragoza.
According to ABC2, Andrew told police,”My mom was taking pills this morning, she hit me and I killed her.”
He sustained self-inflicted cuts and wounds to his face and neck. The mother suffered major trauma to the skull, a stab wound to the back and a stab wound in the chest. A bloodied ball-peen hammer was found next to her body on her bed. There was also a bloody kitchen knife tucked behind Andrew’s bedroom door.
Police found a letter signed by Andrew in which he described how he killed his mother. In it, he wrote that he wanted to