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Shane McDevitt, 36, was arrested on May 11, 2022 charged with murdering his mother 65-year-old Cecelia Liposky in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Shane McDevitt

Shane McDevitt

On May 10, 2022 Shane was at home with his mother when he allegedly hit his mother multiple times in the head with a round piece of glass and a claw hammer after an argument about drug addiction.

Shane then left the residence in a vehicle.

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Cecelia's daughter was in another part of the city, and did not hear from her mother; so the daughter called police for a welfare check.

State police arrived at Cecelia's house and found her dead. Cops launched a murder investigation. Cops found a round piece of decorative glass and a claw hammer near her body with blood on them.

The coroner said Cecelia died from blunt force trauma to her head.

Shane was spotted around 2 a.m. the next morning driving Cecelia's car. A brief chase ensued and Shane was arrested. Shane was charged with murder.