Man arrested for stabbing mother to death in Howell home – NBC New York

A New Jersey man was charged after stabbing his mother to death as she slept in her bed in the home they share, prosecutors said.

Robert Parody was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his mother, 61-year-old Loretta Parody, at their Howell Township home on Porter Road, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Parody, 25, stabbed his mother in the chest at around 1am on Monday after entering her bedroom while she was sleeping, an investigation heard.

Officers arrived on scene and took Parody into custody without incident, prosecutors said. His mother was rushed to hospital but was later declared deceased.

Parody was held in a Monmouth County correctional facility pending a detention hearing. Anyone with information about the fatal stabbing is asked to contact police.

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