Blansit reportedly confessed to killing his mother, 45 year old Sherry Ann Blansit, Friday at their home in Mentone – beating her to death with an aluminum baseball bat.
Blansit, a Biology student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had apparently been involved in an argument with his mother regarding his grades.
He was booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center just after 1:00am Saturday.
Tyler Blansit is the one who made the initial 9-1-1 call, at first reporting an attack on his mother and himself.
O’Dell says he will be asking that bond be set at $250,000 in the case, which is the amount he typically requests in cases such as this.
(Information provided in part by the Ft Payne Times-Journal/www.times-journal.com)