Published: Thursday 13 July, 2017

Pinay Mom Jocelyn Goodwin Killed by Son After ‘Voices Told Him to Do It’

A 55-year old Filipina mother was stabbed to death by her Fil-American son. Maria Jocelyn Angula Goodwin, aka Jocelyn Goodwin, was found dead in her home in Alabama on Monday. Police charged her son, Brandon Goodwin, with the murder after he confessed that ‘voices of demons’ made him do it.

Jocelyn Goodwin

Filipina mom Jocelyn Goodwin was stabbed multiple times by her son, Brandon, who has admitted to the crime. (Facebook photo)

Jocelyn Goodwin and her son share a home un Hueytown, Alabama. On Monday, police entered the house after Jocelyn didn’t show up for a blind date on Saturday and failed to show up at work Monday. Inside the house, police found the Filipina’s mother’s body with multiple stab wounds. Police suspect Goodwin had been dead since Saturday.

Brandon Goodwin was also at home. However, he was unconscious due to medication he took. When he came to, Brandon told police that he stabbed his mother after hearing the voices of demons telling him to do it.

Local police records show authorities had been called to the Goodwin home on several occasion before due domestic violence between mother and son.

Brandon Jocelyn Goodwin

Brandon Goodwin. (Facebook)

Police took custody of Brandon Goodwin. He is currently undergoing physical and psychological evaluation at an undisclosed hospital. Authorities said the suspect will then be taken to the Jefferson County Jail and be held on a $150,000 bond.

Neighbors said Jocelyn Goodwin was a hardworking and caring mother. According to her Facebook page, Maria Jodelyn Angula Goodwin was originally from Magallanes, Agusan del Norte in the Philippines.

 

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