Man Charged With Killing His Own Mother

A San Antonio man was arrested Wednesday night and charged with killing his own mother, in a case which has spread over two months, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police were called to a home on Stonybrook, which is off Medina Base Rd. on the city's southwest side, July 14th on a welfare check from relatives who had not seen or heard from 89 year old Norma Woods for several days.

When they arrived at the home, they found the elderly woman dead in a bedroom. They also found her son, Lindsey Turiano, 58, unconscious in another room.

Police noted a 'foul odor' coming from the home and speculated that the victim may have been dead for some time.

Turiano was hospitalized with an unknown injury, and while in the hospital, he allegedly told medical personnel about a murder.

Detectives investigatied, and after questioning Turiano, he was charged with murder.

Police have not said how the victim died, or what the motive may have been.

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