A Richmond man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his 62-year-old mother.
On Tuesday, B.C. Supreme Court jury found Darwin Lescano guilty of using an axe to kill his mother, Redelma Belisario, with whom he had a fraught relationship in May 2015.
Belisario was found dead in her home on the night of May 15.
“This was a tragic case and our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family of Ms. Belisario,” said Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Cpl. Frank Jang in a Tuesday afternoon news release.
A date for the sentencing has yet to be scheduled.