Funeral held for woman allegedly killed by son

Family and friends came together today to say goodbye to a Brooklyn woman allegedly killed by her son last Tuesday.

The Prospect Heights community gathered at St. Teresa of Avila where the pastor says 55-year-old Yannick Brea was a member.

Police say 31-year-old Michael Brea has been charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death with a sword. Brea is an actor who had appeared on ABC's "Ugly Betty".

BK actor accused in mom's death still in hospital

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