Police: 15-Year-Old Beat His Mom to Death

Teen charged with murder in Texas
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2021 2:41 AM CST
Police: Teen's Fatal Beating of His Mom Was Caught on Video
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A horrific story out of McKinney, Texas, where a 15-year-old boy is accused of murdering his mother over the weekend. Police say the teen was arrested after his father called police around 1am Sunday and they arrived to find Stacy Ellen Barney, 50, dead, CNN reports. Police say Barney was beaten to death in an incident captured on surveillance video. The details leading up to the incident remain unclear, but NBC DFW reports the boy was found after a search. He has been charged with murder. (Read more Texas stories.)

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