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Son, 48, 'hacked his 78-year-old mother to death with a meat cleaver then lay on top of her lifeless body when police arrived at their NYC apartment'

  • David Galicia, 48, is accused of murdering his mother with a meat cleaver in New York City 
  • Carmelita Cabansag, 48, was found dead inside her apartment 
  • Authorities said a trail of blood led from the apartment's ground floor to the Cabansag's apartment
  • Galicia reportedly greeted officers while covered in blood
  • Authorities said Galicia then laid on top of Cabansag's dead body
  • Galicia was charged with second-degree murder, criminal mischief and possession of a weapon
  • Authorities described him as 'emotionally disturbed'
  • Neighbors said Cabansag was a COVID-19 survivor on the mend 

A New York City man allegedly murdered his 78-year-old mother with a meat cleaver and laid atop her lifeless body when police arrived to their apartment.  

Authorities dispatched to a Queens borough apartment on Saturday morning after they received reports of an unconscious woman. 

But QNS reports that officers found a trail of blood that led up to the fourth-floor apartment of Carmelita Cabansag.

Officers knocked on the front door and were greeted by her son, 48-year-old David Galicia.  

Galicia was reportedly covered in blood, but let the officers inside the apartment.

Second later, Galicia is said to have walked over to his mother's dead body and laid on top of it.

NYPD officers responded to reports of an unconscious woman Saturday at a Queens-area apartment

Two knives were found on the floor next to Cabansag and responding medics pronounced her dead at the scene. 

Cabansag's body was taken to the Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy to determine the official cause of death. 

Galicia was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital with stab wounds in his chest and body. 

Galicia was transported at the NYPD 108 Precinct for questioning and allegedly confessed to the killing,' New York Post reports. 

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Comment by vaughn mitchell on April 26, 2020 at 8:14pm
Comment by mr1stroke on April 26, 2020 at 4:59pm
He laid on top of her body to prove how much he loved her, the love that you gave
Comment by mr1stroke on April 26, 2020 at 4:57pm
The beginning of your nee life the future is already here, you will hear things like that back to back, and yes many are too blame, you choose to have those demons with bastard fathers who wont be around to raise them, or you choose not to be with the fathers who want to be in their kids life instead you chase them away claim you can raise your kids by your self, well look at the result you raise those kids with no responsibility some of those bums are 30 years old at home living with you, they wont get a job but you feed them and give them money, what do you expect they give you back what you gave them and what ever that is it was not love, they never had any one or anything to care for, you never showed them how so its easy for them to take your life, now who loves you best? Until death do you part, so it shall be written so it shall be done, keep reading your bible tell me where you see the lies
Comment by S. Young on April 26, 2020 at 4:24pm
People are losing it and it's only going to get worse. Lord knows. May she RIP
Comment by Lu on April 26, 2020 at 4:22pm

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