Kiln mother kills son in alleged self defense

A mother shot and killed her son in self-defense in the Kiln this morning after being threatened with a knife.

According to Hancock County Criminal Investigation Division Commander Glen Grannan, 22-year-old Matthew Baudan had an argument that escalated with him having a knife pointed at his mother. His father got involved and the mother was able to go to the bedroom and get a 22 caliber pistol.

Grannan tells News 25 the son was known for having several physical altercations with his parents and was recently released from prison in Louisiana.

The mother has not been arrested on any charges at this time.

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