Police charge man with killing his mother in Lower Saucon Township

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Man charged with killing his mother in Northampton County: as seen on Action News at 11 p.m., February 4, 2019

Police have arrested a man they say killed his mother in Lower Saucon Township Monday morning.

Chopper 6 was over the scene on the 1900 block of West Point Drive, where police were called just before 9:30 a.m. for a welfare check.

Officers said 49-year-old Phillip Looby answered the door with blood on his hands and told them "you're not going to like what you find."

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Man accused of murdering his mother in Lower Saucon: as seen on Action News at 5 p.m., February 4, 2019



Looby claims he did it in self-defense when his mother threatened him with an X-acto knife.

The county coroner ruled his mother's death a homicide.
Looby now faces homicide charges.

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