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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.
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.