Stamford man to be charged with killing elderly mother

STAMFORD - Stamford resident Anthony Fiordelisi is set to go before a judge today on charges he murdered his elderly mother by slashing her wrists.

Officials say that Fiordelisi, 59, also tried to kill himself, but was unsuccessful.

Police report that Fiordelisi was depressed over taking care of his bed-ridden mother. Investigators say Fiordelisi first tried to kill his 89-year-old mother, Marion, on Monday by giving her a large amount of pills.

Fiordelisi is currently being held on $500,000 bond.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Officials say the incident happened around 2 a.m. 1 1 injured in Stamford shooting
Police say they are investigating a shooting in 2 Police: 22-year-old shot in Bridgeport
Police have arrested and charged the alleged suspect 3 Police arrest alleged suspect in Bridgeport shooting
News 12 asked viewers what they thought of 4 Connecticut Talks Trump: First 100 Days
Police say a Bridgeport man was shot multiple 5 Man shot multiple times in Bridgeport apartment complex

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.