Woman accused of killing her son appears in court
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A woman accused of killing her mentally disabled son appeared in court on Wednesday.
Police said 51-year-old Joanne Hafer gave her grown son, Matthew, a lethal dose of prescription pills.
According to investigators, Hafer also wrote a note saying she had decided to kill herself, but her suicide attempt failed.
Her landlord called police Saturday after hearing Hafer screaming.