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Son confesses to beating, stabbing mother to death inside her Southwest Baltimore home

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Posted at 5:44 PM, Apr 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-21 07:37:37-04

BALTIMORE — A woman is dead after being stabbed inside her home in Southwest Baltimore Monday.

On Monday around 12:00 p.m., a patrol officer was called to an area hospital and instructed to speak with a health care professional regarding a client.

The health care professional told police, according to a client there was a dead woman inside of a home in the 4400 block of Manorview Road.

Southwest District officers along with firefighters responded to the location for a well-being check and discovered the body of 68-year-old Shari Smith inside the home.

48 year-old Mumwaldi Kearney was subsequently interviewed by homicide investigators and confessed to beating and stabbing his mother.

Kearney was arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of his mother and is currently being held at Central Booking without bail.