Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Mother stabs son to death because he cursed her
A mother brutally murdered her son because he cursed her while she was drunk, according to police in Arkansas. The Conway Police Department said that they arrested the mother who fatally stabbed her son, and she is behind bars. Police arrested 55-year-old Jessie Mae Johnson early Saturday morning. Johnson was charged with first-degree murder for the stabbing death of 38-year-old Christopher Helms. According to the criminal complaint, the murder unfolded at a home on Appalachian Drive. According to witnesses at the scene, Johnson became upset when Helms cursed her. She went to the kitchen and got a knife. She then returned and stabbed him.
When police officers arrived at the scene, Johnson was holding her son in her arms and she and the victim's sister were administering CPR. Helms later died from his injuries. Police said that alcohol may have played a role in this incident. Johnson is being held in the Faulkner County Detention Center.