Elderly woman given mercy for killing disabled son

An elderly woman has been granted mercy by the court in China for the murder of her severely disabled son.

As per reports, the 83-year-old woman from southern China has been given a mild three year suspended prison sentence for killing her 46-year-old son.

The woman had taken care of the disabled son all his life as he was born premature with disabilities.

The woman stated in court that she was worried that no one will care for him after she died that is why she killed him.

The court gave her mercy considering the circumstances of the case.

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