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Mom shoots, kills son who tried to put her in nursing home: 'You ended my life, so Iím taking yours'
NY Daily News ^ | July 4, 2018 | NICOLE HENSLEY

Posted on 07/04/2018 5:15:20 PM PDT by lowbridge

A 92-year-old woman shot her son to death over his plan to move her into an Arizona retirement home, authorities said Tuesday.

The elderly mother faced off with her 72-year-old son at his Fountain Hills home, pulled a pistol from her bathrobe and blasted him around 10 a.m. Monday, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

Anna Mae Blessing told cops she had been stewing for days over her son's decision to kick her out and "believed he ruined" her life.

“You ended my life, so I’m taking yours,” Blessing allegedly said during her arrest

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arizona; elderly
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To: ladyjane
May he burn in hell for treating his mother poorly - just to take her house and live there with his girlfriend.

You really think that was good cause for murdering her son?

61 posted on 07/04/2018 7:42:41 PM PDT by wastedyears (The left would kill every single one of us and our families if they knew they could get away with it)
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To: CodeToad

Not necessarily. I help take care of my elderly mom and my dad, too, until he passed. My brother and his wife help. My youngest sibling who only lives 2 miles away never came around or even called, except to find out what Dad’s Will said. Not Christmas, Thanksgiving Mother’s Day or birthdays. Not one phone call.


62 posted on 07/04/2018 8:02:15 PM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: lowbridge
people always seem to equate elderly as sweet,wise,lovely,interesting, etc...

actually, many are none of those things...if they were a bitchy bitty at age 40, growing old just makes them worse...

I hope this old creep enjoys her jail time...

63 posted on 07/04/2018 8:13:53 PM PDT by cherry (official troll)
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To: Pontiac
do not blame this on age....please blame it entirely on this miserable old evil woman....

age is not an excuse....

64 posted on 07/04/2018 8:15:29 PM PDT by cherry (official troll)
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To: cherry
do not blame this on age....please blame it entirely on this miserable old evil woman....

Could be an evil old woman. I can’t say. I have never met her.

My point is that I have seen normal old people turn in to nasty fowl mouthed monsters overnight when put on a new medication.

65 posted on 07/04/2018 8:20:54 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Az Joe

Seriously? She was 92 and obviously crazy. It sounds like he tried to do his best. Cannot believe you are blaming him. HE’S DEAD.


66 posted on 07/04/2018 8:27:44 PM PDT by Hildy (The worst part of betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.)
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To: Az Joe

Seriously? She was 92 and obviously crazy. It sounds like he tried to do his best. Cannot believe you are blaming him. HE’S DEAD.


67 posted on 07/04/2018 8:27:44 PM PDT by Hildy (The worst part of betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.)
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To: apocalypto; All

I am shocked at the flippant comments on this thread. I am embarrassed and ashamed to be here. A man is dead. She shot him in HIS house. He was 72 years old. Maybe he took care of her his whole life. I am in a state of disbelief here.


68 posted on 07/04/2018 8:32:03 PM PDT by Hildy (The worst part of betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.)
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To: exDemMom
I took care of my dad until he was 91. Then he fell, and broke his hip. He also needed to have diapers because of his incontinence. I was raising my grand kids at this time, and he became impossible to handle. I hated putting him into a nursing home. My dad wanted me to kill him, and he was miserable for the rest of his life. He died when he made it to 92 years old. My dad was a Christian, and wouldn't hurt a fly, I miss him so much.
69 posted on 07/04/2018 8:54:40 PM PDT by Do the math (Do the math./)
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To: VikingMom
Really easy to SAY...unless you have an elderly parent with dementia that you are taking care of 24/7!

Been there, done that. Mom did it for me, then it was my time to do for her...diapers and all. It's part of being a family. Of course, I was only in my late 50s. Doubt if I could do it today in my mid 70s.

70 posted on 07/04/2018 9:09:06 PM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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To: Pontiac
Or could be that he was trying to get his inheritance early.

Not enough information to judge yet.

71 posted on 07/04/2018 9:19:14 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear ( Bunnies, bunnies, it must be bunnies!! Or maybe midgets....)
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To: livius

Hey big asshole, you need to stop speaking out of your ass so much.

I know EXACTLY how it is you pos. She died 7 years ago June 29th at 91.

You’re lucky you aren’t right in front of me right now you GD pos!


72 posted on 07/04/2018 9:49:39 PM PDT by Az Joe (I AM TRUMP!)
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To: Hildy

Maybe


73 posted on 07/04/2018 9:50:03 PM PDT by Az Joe (I AM TRUMP!)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Get his inheritance early???? He was 72 years old. Geez.


74 posted on 07/04/2018 9:56:57 PM PDT by Hildy (The worst part of betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.)
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To: lowbridge

It’s the same argument as abortion.

justifiable defense...


75 posted on 07/05/2018 5:33:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: grania

Ruth Buzi Ginsberg?


76 posted on 07/05/2018 5:34:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: Architect of Avalon

It might’ve been safer for him to move into a home and let her take care of herself.


77 posted on 07/05/2018 5:36:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: Hildy
Girl friend.

At 72.

78 posted on 07/05/2018 7:06:26 AM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear ( Bunnies, bunnies, it must be bunnies!! Or maybe midgets....)
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To: lowbridge

Not to worry, it’s just an 873 month abortion. It’s a woman’s right to choose!


79 posted on 07/05/2018 7:17:00 AM PDT by zeugma (Power without accountability is fertilizer for tyranny.)
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To: zlala

We are scared to tell my Mom she ain’t driving no more. LOL! I told Mr. GG2 to just disconnect the battery cable and tell her the car died.


80 posted on 07/05/2018 7:53:51 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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