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AKRON, OH (WOIO) –

A 48-year-old Akron man on trial for murdering his mother has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Attorneys for Derrick Williams said when he heard his hometown mentioned on “Wheel of Fortune” he believed that was a message from Pat Sajak telling him to kill his mother.

Akron man arrested for the murder of his mother

Alaine Williams, 78, was found dead in her home in December 2016.

Her daughter found her body and called 911.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

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