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Coeymans Hollow man accused of murdering his mother

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Albany/HV: Coeymans Hollow man accused of murdering his mother
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COEYMANS, N.Y. -- A man from Coeymans Hollow is facing murder charges in connection with the death of his mother.

According to police, they were called to a home on Biers Road around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning for reports of a domestic disturbance. After arriving to the scene, the found Theresa Michelli, 50, dead.

Michelli's son, 24-year-old Brandon Biers was questioned, and ultimately arrested. He was arraigned in court, and sent to Albany County Jail.

Officers said that particular neighborhood is typically quiet.

"At the scene, he was cooperating. Generally out this way, it's very quiet and we don't have many of these types of incidents," said Coeymans Police Chief Gregory Darlington.

Police have not revealed the cause of Michelli's death, but confirmed they have not found any weapons inside the home. Biers is expected in court on Thursday.

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