PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Kensington man has been remanded in custody after Philadelphia police say he stabbed his mother and set fire to a sofa inside their home late Tuesday night. The incident happened in the 1900 block of East Wishart Street.
Authorities said a 54-year-old woman jumped from the second floor. When emergency personnel found her, they realized she had been stabbed in the neck.
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The department said that the woman’s son, a 27-year-old, now in custody.
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Philadelphia firefighters responded to the scene.
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The woman is now in critical condition.