New York woman stabbed at least 40 times by her own son

Scene of the incident 
By: Moses Gold 

(Scroll down for video) The local community in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, woke up today to the horrific news that an elderly woman was stabbed by her own son at least 40 times.

The woman, aged 64, was found stabbed to death in Brooklyn on Sunday morning.

Police said that the 64-year-old Anne Cohen was found in an apartment in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, stabbed about 40 times.

Police said her son, 31-year-old Richard Cohen, is now in custody.

Richard allegedly called 911 to say that he stabbed his mother.

Police said that Richard has had a history of emotional problems.