‘I slit her up’ – Man accused of fatally stabbing his pastor mum 15 times admits to the crime



A man accused of stabbing his mother, a beloved local church pastor several times to death has admitted to his heinous crime.




Tracey Sydnor was a Brooklyn, New York local church pastor beloved by her church community and neighborhood until she was stabbed by her son, Kenji Francis at least 15 times.



Her body was found by her brother, who called cops to the home on Wyona St. near Livonia Ave., according to prosecutors. Francis was still in the home when police arrived and he was arrested there.



Police found the deceased with cuts all over her face and neck lying in a pool of her own blood.


Medics rushed Sydnor to Brookdale University Hospital, where she died. Police found a knife they believed to be the murder weapon at the home.

 Speaking to prosecutors on Tuesday, February 1 Kenji Francis, 40, told police:

“What happened is I slit her up,” 


Sydnor had been appointed executive pastor of the Upper Room Baptist Church on Rockaway Avenue in…

Source: Linda Ikeji