A son brutally murdered his mother in Istanbul.

APA reports with reference to Hurriyet newspaper that the incident was recorded in Bagcilar district.

According to preliminary information, Ali Sayan, who has psychological problems, cut off the head of his mother Hava Sayan and threw it from the balcony.

The perpetrator set fire to the house after the incident.

Police officers were involved in the incident.

Ali Sayan, who is suspected of the crime, was detained in an injured state.

Law enforcement agencies are investigating the fact.