A Hudson Valley man is heading to prison after he confessed to killing his mother.

On Thursday, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that a Westchester County resident was sentenced for killing his mother.

Westchester County, New York Mother Killed By Son


On March 17, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members from the New Rochelle Police Department responded to a home on Second Street in New Rochelle, New York after receiving a call about a son attacking his mother.

Arriving officers found the son, Daniel Flores Arteaga, at the scene. Police found his 54-year-old mother badly injured and unconscious on the floor.

Police alleged Arteaga strangled his mother until she was unconscious. Police rushed the mother to the hospital where she was placed on life support.

On March 26, 2020, she was removed from life support and pronounced deceased.

Arteaga was arrested in April 2020 and charged with murder in the second degree.

New Rochelle, New York Man Admits To Killing Mother

Westchester County District Attorney's Office
Westchester County District Attorney's Office

In July 2022, Arteaga pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the first degree, a felony.

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On Wednesday, September 15, 2022, Arteaga, now 28-years-old, was sentenced to 17 years in state prison, with five years of post-release supervision, for applying a fatal chokehold to his mother during a dispute in her home in New Rochelle.

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