Los Angeles teen confesses to killing mother

FRESNO, Calif.

Investigators in Los Angeles County say 19-year-old Moises Meraz-Espinoza is in custody after he confessed to the killing and led police to his mother's remains.

Authorities say the teen walked into a Huntington Park Police Station Friday and said he murdered his mother and put her body in a freezer at their apartment.

The murder has left other family members and neighbors in shock.

"His mother, she's a lovely lady, she worked all her life to take care of him," Epifanio Hernandez said.

Authorities are still investigating the motive for the murder. The teen is being held without bail.

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