Sheffield son carved up his mother in ‘brutal and bizarre’ killing

Victim: Margaret Hobson.

Victim: Margaret Hobson.

A FORMER soldier from Sheffield butchered his mother with a knife in a ‘brutal and bizarre’ killing - carving a cross into her chest and inflicting 80 separate injuries in a fit of psychotic rage.

Scott Hobson, aged 32, has been detained indefinitely in a secure mental hospital for the manslaughter of 59-year-old Margaret Hobson at the family home on Lister Road, Walkley.

BrutaL: Scott Hobson, aged 32.
BrutaL: Scott Hobson, aged 32.

Sheffield Crown Court heard Margaret was found dead by a horrified neighbour having suffered a catalogue of sickening injuries.

 

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