Man stabs mother in alley, leaves body in garbage can Christmas Eve, police say

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Police: Man Stabs Mother, Dumps Body in Garbage Can on Christmas Eve

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A man stabbed his mother in an alley on Christmas Eve and left her body in a trash can, police said.

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Chicago police said Robert Wallace, 25, stabbed his mother, Betty Wallace, 67, multiple times, WLS reported. Her slashed and beaten body was found around 1:50 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The medical examiner ruled her death a homicide Tuesday.

Wallace was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, WLS reported.

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