Howell man apologized to mother before fatally stabbing her, cops say

HOWELL – He said he was sorry. Then he stabbed her.

That's what Loretta Parody told township police Officer Matthew Cherney when he found her lying on her lobby floor shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, suffering from what is believed to be an injury. fatal with a knife to the chest.

The “he” referred to in the parody was her 24-year-old son, Robert.

As she lay on the floor bleeding, the 61-year-old victim told police “he” kept coming into her room and she could “hear” him going up and down the stairs , according to a police affidavit.

“Loretta also said he said he was sorry and then stabbed her,” Detective Joshua Rios of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office wrote in the affidavit stating probable cause for the shooting. arrest of Robert Parody.

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