TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — A man who killed his mom on Mother's Day 2017 pleaded guilty Monday in Lee County Circuit Court to first degree murder and aggravated assault on an officer.
Antonio Gladney, 36, used flowers and a Mother's Day card to get into the home of Molly Gladney, 66, near Shannon. Law enforcement later found her body in the carport of the home.
Sheriff Jim Johnson said Circuit Judge Paul Funderburk sentenced Gladney to life in prison.
The judge also gave the defendant 25 years in prison for hitting a detention officer while in jail.
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