Karen Piotti, 63, found dead in Ho-Ho-Kus; son Nicholas Piotti in custody

A woman was found dead in the early morning hours in her Ho-Ho-Kus home, and her son is charged with her murder, according to police.

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says Karen Piotti,

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says Karen Piotti, 63, suffered multiple stab wounds and beating trauma. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

HO-HO-KUS - A woman was found dead early Monday morning in her Ho-Ho-Kus home, and her son is charged with her murder, according to police.

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says Karen Piotti, 63, suffered multiple stab wounds and beating trauma. 

Her son, 24-year-old Nicholas Piotti, is currently in custody at the Bergen County Medical Center. 

The suspect is believed to have lived with family members at the home on Timberline Road.

Nicholas Piotti is being held on $2 million bail. He is expected to appear before a judge on Wednesday.

Police have not released any information on a possible motive in the case.

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