Man Charged With Mother's Murder on UES

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    An Upper East Side man has been charged in the stabbing death of his mother at her apartment Sunday. Jonathan Schwartz, 41, allegedly stabbed his mother during a fight Saturday afternoon on East 85th Street between Park and Madison avenues, police said. (Published Sunday, Jul 3, 2011)

    An Upper East Side man has been charged with murdering his mother.

    Jonathan Schwartz, 41, allegedly stabbed his mother during a fight Saturday afternoon on East 85th Street between Park and Madison avenues, police said.

    Barbara Schwartz, 67, was found stabbed in the neck and torso in her seventh-floor apartment just before 5 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

    Her son was taken into custody at the scene. Schwartz has been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

    An arraignment was expected Sunday. It wasn't immediately clear whether Schwartz had an attorney.