Teen Kills Mom When She Says He Can't Keep Puppy

September 12, 2017
By: Mike McPadden

Andrew David Willson

Photo by: Ingham County Sheriff’s Department

Ingham County Sheriff’s Department

Andrew David Willson

WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI — Nineteen-year-old Andrew David Willson has been charged with fatally shooting his mother, Lisa Marie Willson, 51, as she lay sleeping.

Hours earlier, according to police documents, Lisa told her son that he could not keep a puppy in the home they shared and that Andrew should instead take the dog to his father’s residence.

Authorities now allege that Andrew responded by subsequently into his mom’s bedroom and pumped a single bullet from a .22-caliber Magnum rifle into the back of her head.

The following morning, Andrew called 911 to claim that he had just come home and discovered his mother murdered.

Andrew David Willson

Photo by: Ingham County Sheriff's Department

Ingham County Sheriff's Department

Andrew David Willson

Upon being brought in for questioning, Andrew reportedly broke down and confessed to the killing. He now faces charges of murder and felony firearm possession.

Andrew Willson has no previous criminal records or recorded run-ins with police. A preliminary hearing is set for September 28.

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