In a bizarre story that is definitely not something that you see every day, an elderly Arizona woman wasn’t about to allow her son to pack her off to the old folks home.
92-year-old Anna Mae Blessing of Fountain Hills, Arizona was adamant that it would be over her son’s dead body that she would be left to rot at an assisted living facility. He lost and now she may end up in jail instead.
Earlier this month, Blessing confronted her 72-year-old son after he had admitted his plans and busted a cap into him with one of the several firearms that the gun-totin’ granny owned. It appears that it was the culmination of a recent series of domestic blowups that had the police respond to calls at the residence multiple times in the last several months.
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According to Yahoo News “Elderly woman, 92, ‘murdered 72-year-old son for trying to put her in a care home’”:
Officers who arrived at Blessing’s home found Mr Blessing with a gunshot wound to his neck and jaw and his mother sitting in a recliner in her bedroom.
When she was arrested she muttered, ‘You took my life, so I’m taking yours’, according to the Maricopa Sheriff’s Office. Blessing allegedly told an officer she killed her son for trying to place her in an assisted living facility.
According to police, the pensioner had argued with her son and his 57-year-old girlfriend about how she was being treated shortly before the killing.
Blessing, who came to live with her son and his girlfriend four months ago, is said to have also tried to kill her son’s partner but she was able to take two guns off her.
Blessing told police she purchased the handguns in the 1970’s.
Police say Blessing checked her son’s pulse to make sure he was dead but was unable to follow through with a plan to kill herself because they had been wrestled away by her son’s girlfriend.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department release can be read HERE.
Blessing was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Friday but it was canceled.
I doesn’t look like this is going to end well for her.