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Man leaps to death after killing mom

A MIDDLE-AGED man suffering a mental illness jumped to death from his home after killing his 75-year-old mother yesterday in Shanghai's suburban Songjiang District.

Police received the suicide report around 1:30pm and found the man's body on the ground in front of a residential building in Yongfeng Neighborhood, reported.

Police later found a woman's body at his home.

The man, surnamed Cao, 55, is a Songjiang native who had lived with his parents since he developed a mental illness 30 years ago, according to neighbors.

He had claimed he would take his mother along when he died, neighbors said.


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