Man arrested for decapitating mother because she ‘nagged’ him

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OLDSMAR, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday after deputies say he decapitated his mother because she was “nagging him” about putting boxes away in the attic.

Christian Jose Gomez, 23, is charged with first-degree murder after deputies found 48-year-old Maria Suarez-Cassagne’s decapitated body outside the family’s home in Oldsmar.

Christian Jose Gomez, 23, of Pinellas County, Fla.
Christian Jose Gomez, 23, of Pinellas County, Fla.

According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Gomez hit his mother over the head with an axe before cutting her head off in the garage. He then dragged her body to the garbage outside the home, deputies said.

Deputies said Gomez had been “planning his mother’s murder” for two days.

Report a Typo

Local

More Local

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC Bureau

In Your Corner

More In Your Corner

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Latest News

More News

Popular

KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter