16-Year-Old Boy Charged With Murder of Mother Found in Garbage Bin

By DNAinfo Staff on September 26, 2012 2:01pm  | Updated on September 27, 2012 7:38am

 The body of a 34-year-old woman was found in a plastic bin in the Bronx on Sept. 26, 2012.
The body of a 34-year-old woman was found in a plastic bin in the Bronx on Sept. 26, 2012.
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MOUNT EDEN —  A 16-year-old boy was charged with murdering his mother after the woman's body was found dumped in a plastic bin in The Bronx.

Police found the body of Tihesha Savage, 34, in the bin outside her apartment at 1460 Macombs Road Wednesday morning.

She had suffered trauma to the back of the head, cops said.

Hours later, police arrested her 16-year-old son, Darwin Jackson.

He has been charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

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