Trial begins today for man accused of killing mother with a hammer


The trial for a man accused of killing his mother with a hammer begins today.

56-year-old William Rainsberger is charged with murdering his 88-year-old mother in Indianapolis last November.

Police say Rainsberger hit his mother in the head with the hammer before calling 911 and saying he found her lying on the floor.

She was rushed to hospital in critical condition and later died.

This story will be updated.