Long Island man charged with killing his 70-year-old mother

A Long Island man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly killing his 70-year-old mother inside their home, police said.

Logan Lawson, 24, called 911 at about 4 p.m. and confessed to the killing, according to police.

Officers with the Suffolk County Police Department found Lawson’s mother, Barbara Lawson, dead in their Bay Shore apartment, authorities said.

The son was charged with manslaughter and is expected to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip, police said.

An autopsy will determine the victim’s cause of death.

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