Biochemist killed his mother and said: ‘I snapped’

A biochemist has appeared in court accused of murdering his mother in the home they shared. Mitchell Denahy’s father went to the house in Waverley Avenue, Chingford, east London, when he became concerned about Beverley Denahy’s safety on January 22. His son would not let him in and the father called the police, the Old Bailey heard. They found 61-year-old Mrs Denahy suffering from head injuries and lying in a ‘copious amount of blood.’ Her 24-year-old son told police: ‘I’m…

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