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Son allegedly confessed to fatally stabbing 79-year-old mother

HUMBLE, Texas (KTRK) —

The ex-con accused in his 79-year-old mother’s fatal stabbing confessed to the crime, according to new information learned in court overnight.

Garry Jenkins is charged with murder. Authorities have not yet revealed a motive for the killing.

Jenkins lived with his mother, Vertie Hamilton, who was found stabbed to death inside their home in the 7700 block of Audubon Forest near Humble on Monday.