Police: 40-year-old man killed mother with fire poker, then called 911

The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says a 40-year-old son killed his 79-year-old mother with a fire poker, and then called 911.

News 12 Staff

Jul 25, 2022, 12:53 PM

Updated 688 days ago

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The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says a 40-year-old son killed his 79-year-old mother with a fire poker, and then called 911.
According to police, the woman was hit by a fireplace tool inside a home Saturday night on New Milford Avenue in Dumont.
After that call, police say they found the elderly woman dead with multiple cuts on her face.
Patrick Maupai is now facing murder and weapons charges.
The motive isn't known at this time.


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