Mentone son who confessed to killing his mom first court appearance today

Mentone son who confessed to killing his mom first court appearance today

MENTONE, AL (WAFF) - The DeKalb County man who police say confessed to killing his mother will make his first court appearance Tuesday.

Tyler Blansit is being held without a bond. We expect the judge to set one Tuesday.

Blansit is charged with the murder of his mom Sherry Blansit.

Investigators say he beat his mother to death Friday.

Her body was found behind her home in Mentone.

Investigators say he confessed to hitting his mother in the head after an argument over his grades at UAB.

His hearing is set for 11 a.m.

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