Michigan man accused of killing mom in 2017 sentenced to at least 35 years in prison
PONTIAC, MI -- A Farmington Hills man who was 16 when he killed his mother has been sentenced to 35 to 60 years in prison. According to Fox 2 Detroit, Muhammad Altantawi was sentenced Wednesday after being convicted by a jury in March on a charge of premeditated first-degree murder. Prosecutors accused Altantawi of killing his mother, Nada Houranieh, in 2017. The woman was smothered and then pushed out of a third-story window in the family’s Farmington Hills home. Despite being convicted in March, Altantawi has denied killing Houranieh and objected to several portions of the pre-sentencing report prior to his actual sentencing.mlive.com
Courtroom outbursts take over sentencing for son who killed mom at Farmington Hills mansion
The sentencing for an Oakland County man who suffocated his mom, threw her out the window of their mansion, and staged it to look like an accident devolved into several shouting matches involving family members and the judge.
Jury finds Farmington Hills youth accused of killing his mother guilty
Photo courtesy: Hometown LifePONTIAC — On Monday, Muhammad Altantawi, 20, of Farmington Hills was found guilty of killing his mother, five years after he was accused of the crime. After a two-hour deliberation, an Oakland County Circuit Court jury came back with a verdict that could mean life in prison without parole for Altantawi. Prosecutors had charged the then-16-year-old Altantawi with smothering his mother, Nada Huranieh, 35, with a poisonous cloth and then pushing her body from the second-story window of their Farmington Hills home. Altantawi’s father called him several times the morning Huranieh was found dead. Security camera footage showed her body being thrown out the window that morning by an unknown person.arabamericannews.com