‘Ugly Betty’ Actor Michael Brea Kills Mom With Samurai Sword
Actor Michael Brea hacked his mother to death with a samurai sword inside their Park Place apartment this morning, but was later arrested, cops said.
Michael Brea, 23, was arguing with Yannick Brea in the apartment between Grand and Classon avenues at 2:20 am when he allgedly attacked the 55-year-old woman while spouting Bible passages and screaming “Repent, repent,” witnesses told police. Brea starred in a few episodes of Ugly Betty and the movie Step Up 3D.
The mother died of multiple stab wounds at the scene. Heavily armed cops were called in to subdue the young actor and take him into custody, and he was evaluated by a psychiatrist, police said.