Marjorie Bellows

Man Stabbed Mother, Left Her To Die

73-Year-Old Woman Left Bleeding In Home

POSTED: 4:10 pm EDT March 30, 2010

BROWNSBURG, Ind. -- A Brownsburg man has been arrested, accused of stabbing his mother during an argument.

Marjorie Bellow, 73, was found yelling for help in her home at 502 Douglass Drive Monday afternoon.

Bart Bellows, 49, who lived at the home with his mother, told police that they had been fighting Sunday night, and that he stabbed his mother when he thought she was going to shoot him with a shotgun.

Marjorie Bellow was found just after 3 p.m. Monday with several stab wounds to the face and arms. She was transported to Indiana University Hospital.  Police said no shotgun was found in the home.

Bart Bellows was preliminarily charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery with a deadly weapon, criminal confinement and interference.


Marjorie died April 15th of stab wounds to head and arms, inflicted by her son Bart in an attack on March 28th. He claimed he thought she was going to shoot him with a shotgun, but police found no other weapons in the house.


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