man arrested in mother's gruesome murder

News of another gruesome killing, this time in Solana Beach, California... Last week, San Diego County Sheriff's Department took 28-year-old Bryan Chenhua Chang into custody in connection with the death Sherry Chu Chang -- his mother: Police arrest son for murder of Solana Beach woman.

The victim was found dead in her home with signs of substantial trauma on her body. She was apparently beaten to death, possibly with a hammer, then dismembered. Detectives reportedly found her right arm and parts of her skull in a refrigerator: Gruesome details emerge at son's arraignment.

Prosecutors believe the motive for the attack was money. A concerned co-worker had called authorities to check on Ms. Chang when she didn't show up for work. Deputies found her dead last Monday morning inside a downstairs bathroom of her home. Her son was arrested on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

At Bryan Chang's hearing on Friday, bail was set at $5 million. If convicted, Chang faces a prison sentence of 26 years to life. According to the Deputy District Attorney, the case is still being reviewed and a decision whether to seek the death penalty could be made later.

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