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Francis Roig admits to fatally stabbing mother, police say

Man faces charge of second-degree murder in death of 79-year-old mother

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DORAL, Fla. – A man admitted to fatally stabbing his mother because he was angry at her for telling him what to do, police said.

Francis Roig, 50, was arrested Monday on a charge of second-degree murder.

Miami-Dade police said Roig went into his mother's room at their home on Southwest 53rd Street early Monday morning and began stabbing her multiple times before leaving.

When police arrived, they found the bloody body of Georgina Roig, 79, on the front porch. Police said Georgina Roig's vehicle was also missing.

Officers later spotted the vehicle near Southwest 24th Street and Southwest 79th Avenue, where they attempted a traffic stop, but the driver refused to stop. The driver, identified as Francis Roig, eventually got and ran, but police apprehended him.

According to the police report, Francis Roig admitted to stabbing his mother because he was angry at her for telling him what to do and that he needed to get a job.

Francis Roig also faces charges of resisting arrest without violence and fleeing and eluding police. He was in jail without bond.

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