Matthew Dempsey and Daniel Saucedo: A woman was killed after she found her son and his friend burglarizing her home

Matthew Dempsey, 18, and his friend, Daniel Saucedo, 18, were arrested and charged in the murder of Mary Helen Dempsey, 53
Posted on April 11, 2019,at 3:27 AM
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A woman was killed after she found her son and his friend burglarizing her home and was then beaten with a baseball bat and had her throat slit.

Daniel Saucedo, 18, and Matthew Dempsey, 18, are charged with capital murder in the death of Dempsey's mother, 53-year-old Mary Helen Dempsey.

Matthew Dempsey and Daniel Saucedo: A woman was killed after she found her son and his friend burglarizing her homeImage:Matthew Dempsey (left), 18, and his friend, Daniel Saucedo (right), 18,

Matthew Dempsey admitted to police that he killed his own 53-year-old mother, Mary Dempsey, at her home, with the help of his friend, Daniel Saucedo, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the San Antonio Express-News.

Mary Dempsey’s body was discovered on Tuesday morning by her daughter, Jessica Dempsey.

Jessica was contacted by a concerned co-worker at Synergy Federal Credit Union in San Antonio, where her mother worked, KSAT-TV reported.

On Facebook, Mary Dempsey called her son her “baby.”

According to her Linkedin profile, Mary Dempsey worked as a mortgage loan processor at Synergy Federal Credit Union in San Antonio. She previously worked for several years as a mortgage processor at USAA Real Estate Company and also worked at Sarma and the Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union.

Both suspects made their first appearances in court on Wednesday. If convicted, they could receive the death penalty.

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