Westerlo woman who killed son is sentenced

Police
Police
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 11/01/2013 12:42 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who used a knife and hammer to kill her 22-year-old son in their Albany County apartment last year has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
   
Local media outlets report that 53-year-old Tracey Zetzsche was sentenced Friday in Albany County Court, where she pleaded guilty in September to first-degree manslaughter.
   
Authorities say Zetzsche stabbed Gabriel Philby-Zetzche multiple times and hit him in the head with a hammer more than 20 times inside their apartment in rural Westerlo. Police said his body was found by his aunt on July 30, 2012, five days after he was killed.
   
The son had cerebral palsy. Psychological experts involved in the case said his mother had amnesia about the killing.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of FOX23 News.

No comments yet!
Current Conditions
39°
High: 57° | Low: 31°
Clear

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.