Teen beheaded mom, carried head down street: Cops

“I’m just glad things worked out the way they did and no one else was hurt in taking the suspect into custody,” he told reporters.

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And when they arrived, officers were greeted with the macabre sight of Funes carrying his mom’s severed cranium.

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We just haven’t gotten that far in the investigation.” “I can’t tell you how many stab wounds or cuts.

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Sgt. Bob Winstead said it was a miracle the situation wasn’t worse.

Stunned witnesses were sickened when they saw a teenage boy carrying his mother’s head in one hand and a butcher knife in the other.

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“Complete and utter shock. This whole area is a quiet area and I didn’t know what to expect when I got home and saw police cars and everything around,” neighbour Ryan Reader told WBTW.

The accused killer’s two young sisters were at home at the time. Inside, detectives found the body of Yesenia Machado, 35.
Oliver Funes (Police handout)

Cops say Oliver Funes, 18, called 911 Monday informing them he had just murdered his mother at their Franklin County, N.C., home.

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