Son arrested on charges of killing mother

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski
Foothills Focus Executive Editor

A 34-year-old man was booked into Maricopa County Jail, charged with second-degree murder in the death of his mother in North Phoenix.

Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson said 69-year-old Nasra Mani was found deceased in her home in the 2400 block of West Oberlin Way at 1:51 p.m. July 17.

Nashwan Yousif was located and taken into custody on July 18. He was transported to Phoenix Police Department headquarters and interviewed by detectives, who developed probable cause.

Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or remain anonymous by calling Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish speakers.