92-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Allegedly Killing Her Son for Trying to Send Her to Assisted Living

Anna Mae Blessing was charged with the 1st degree murder, Kindnaping and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, Blessing contemplated for several days beore taking action. She put two pistols in the pockets of her robe when she confronted her 72-Year-old son and his girlfriend Monday morning in his bedroom.During the confrontation, Blessing shot her son multiple times.

Blessing then turned the gun on his girlfriend and the two struggled of over the weapon, police said. When the girlfriend managed to get the gun out of Blessing’s hand, the 92-year-old retrieved the other pistol from her pocket. The two fought again before the girlfriend again knocked the pistol out of her hand.

After she was disarmed, Blessing waited in her recliner until police arrived and arrested her, officials said.

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