Karyn Kay, 63, a teacher at LaGuardia High School on the Upper West Side, was bludgeoned to death while she was on the phone with a 911 operator calling for help for her son.
Henry Wachtel has been jailed since early April when he was accused of bludgeoning his mother to death during an epileptic seizure.
A teenager accused of killing his own mother in their Manhattan high-rise faced a judge Wednesday. Henry Wachtel seemed agitated as he heard the charge against him: Second-degree murder.
The woman, 63-year-old Karyn Kay, was discovered beaten to death at her Midtown high-rise apartment and her teenage son was charged with the horrific crime late Tuesday night, CBS 2 has learned.