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11-year-old boy calls 911 to report mother's murder, suspect arrested

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jul 15, 2020

BALTIMORE — On Friday, Baltimore Police officers located 63 year-old Michael James Biscotti and placed him under arrest for the Homicide that occurred on July 13.

According to police, the 63-year-old was wanted in connection to the stabbing death of Freska Yerby.

It happened just after 12:30 p.m. on July 13, in the 1100 block of Comet Street.

Yerby's 11-year-old son was the one who called 911 to report the murder.

Arriving officers discovered Yerby, 35, suffering from stab wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives identified the suspect as Michael Biscotti.