Fidel Washington Charged With Murder of His Mother, Esperanza Valle, In Silver Spring, Md.

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) --  Fidel Washington, 25, has been charged with first-degree murder after fatally stabbing his mother, Montgomery County Police said on Monday.

On June 28, police received a call at 8:09 a.m. for a home in the 9700 block of Mount Pisgah Road. When they arrived officers found Washington's mother, 50-year-old Esperanza Valle, with multiple stab wounds to her body. 

"A co-worker called police after the victim had not shown up to work recently. Officers knocked on the door but did not receive a response," police said. 

Washington was in the apartment when officers arrived and was taken into custody. 

"During questioning, Washington confessed to the homicide and stated that he and his mother had an argument about him not having a job," police said.

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