Woman Accused Of Killing Mother Appears Before Judge

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- A Halawa Heights woman accused of killing her own mother makes her first court appearance in the case Monday.

Twenty-five-year-old Carol Weidman is charged with murder. Her bail is set at $50,000.

She's accused of stabbing and strangling her 55-year-old mother in their home on Paihi Street Wednesday night. The victim's boyfriend made the grisly discovery when he returned to the house at 11:30 pm.

Police say they recovered three bloody knives.

A preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday.