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MUGSHOT | Man indicted for murder after killing his mother in Waco, police say

The 33-year-old was arrested in May when police responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 700 block of N. 11th Street in Waco.
Credit: Waco PD
Mugshot of Lonnie Bishop.

WACO, Texas — A man who confessed to killing his mother in late May was indicted on an enhanced murder charge by a McLennan County grand jury on Aug. 19, according to the Waco Police Department.

Lonnie Bishop, 33, was arrested on May 31 police responded to a domestic disturbance call. 

According to officials, the incident happened in the 700 block of N. 11th Street. When they arrived, officers found Lonnie Bishop on the porch of the residence. As officers began talking to Lonnie Bishop, they heard him say that his mother was dead and that he had killed her, per officials. 

The officers then took him into custody and entered the home. 

Waco Police found Lonnie Bishop's 57-year-old mother, Yun Bishop, in a bed with injuries caused from blunt force trauma, officials said. She was confirmed dead soon after. 

He was taken to the McLennan County Jail and charged with his mother's murder, police said.

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