By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A South Side man is behind bars after he allegedly beat his mother to death.READ MORE: Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board Votes To End Training By Contractor Hired To Train Corrections Officers
Michael Hensley has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of 66-year-old Annette Morros.
Police say they were called to 2200 block of Sarah Street Monday night for reports of an unresponsive woman. Police found Morris on the floor of her apartment unconscious and barely breathing.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11
According to court paperwork, both eyes were bruised, she had a lump on her head and the wall was splattered with blood. The medical examiner says the cause of death was blunt force trauma of the head and trunk.
Hensley shared the apartment with his mother and was present when police arrived. Police say Hensley had swollen hands, blood under his fingernails and blood covering the front of his pants.
According to the affidavit, police previously arrested Hensley in March and charged him with assaulting Morris. Court records show he has multiple convictions for assault.MORE NEWS: 3 Medical Helicopters Called To Crash In Butler County
Hensley is in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting arraignment.