Adam Howe, A Massachusetts man who murdered his mother and set her body on fire has died in his jail cell after suffocating on a piece of recently wet toilet paper.
According to a statement from Bristol County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jonathan Darling, Adam Howe died at St Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford on Sunday, October 2.
“Mr. Howe clogged his airway with wet toilet paper and suffered a medical emergency. Out of respect for the family, we have no comment or additional details. That family has been through a lot this weekend. Please keep them in your prayers.” “. the statement said, according to Fox News.
Adam Howe died at the age of 34 years old.
Charged with Mom’s Murder Dies
The fire department and police discovered the still burning remains of Howe’s mother, Susan, on her lawn at 9:30 p.m. m. on Friday, September 30, in the Truro area of Cape Cod. Michael O’Keefe, the Cape & Islands District Attorney, and Jamie Calise, the Truro Police Chief, said they were responding to a welfare check and reports of fire when his body was found.
According to authorities, a SWAT team had to intervene and arrest Howe after she barricaded herself inside her home on Quail Ridge Road. He was taken into custody after a psychiatric evaluation at the Cape Cod hospital. Upon arrival at the Ash Street Jail, he was placed under security watch and checked by jail supervisors every 15 minutes, according to Darling. Additionally, Howe wore a tear-resistant nylon gown for safety. However, all safety precautions came to nothing.
Susan was the President of the Board of the Truro Historical Society. “Susan brought immense creativity, energy, time, and passion to our organization,” the Truro Historical Society Board of Directors said in a press release, adding, “She loved Truro and was fully committed to preserving our history.” and culture and well-being”. she being of her beloved people.”
Howe has a history of criminal activity. He was arrested in August after breaking into a store in Truro and was accused of having suboxone, a drug used to treat opioid addiction, without a valid prescription.