Son beheaded his own mother with a baseball bat in Washington


After gaining access to the house, officers found Laurie’s dismembered body in an upstairs room.

Photo: JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Images

Horrific details have emerged in the case of a son who is accused of beheading his own mother.

Collin Boldizsar, 29, is facing murder charges after his mother, Laurie Collins, 70, was found dead in their Shoreline, Washington, home. last Wednesday.

A neighbor called police after hearing “screams” and “a series of heavy bangs” in the early hours, the KIRO7 station reported.

The alarm was raised after the victim’s car was parked in front of his house, when he should have left for work.

Boldizsar, who he was allegedly under a no contact order with the victimclosed the door to the policemen when they arrived to carry out the welfare control.

After gaining access to the house, cops found the dismembered body of Laurie, a Seattle Pacific University official, in an upstairs room.

A baseball bat was found nearby, according to local reports.

King County Senior Deputy District Attorney Terry Carlstrom told the court in June: “This was an extraordinary and violent offense, which demonstrates that the defendant is a significant threat to the safety of the community.”

He added: “According to the superform, he was living at the victim’s residence in violation of a court order.”

The order stated that Boldizsar “was not to contact Collins directly, indirectly, in person, or through telephone calls or electronic means and not to come within 1,000 feet of Collins’s residence.”

“The university is deeply saddened by the death of our colleague Laurie Collins, budget director for the Divinity School,” Seattle Pacific University said in a statement.

“Many faculty, staff and students have known and worked with Laurie during her more than 30 years at SPU.

“She was a loyal and dedicated assistant to many departments, and a faithful colleague whose devotion to Christ was evident throughout her work.

“She will be deeply missed by the SPU community.” Boldizsar, who according to online profiles is a video game fan, will be formally charged on Tuesday.

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