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Smash pro Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar arrested for allegedly murdering his mother

Smash Bros competitor Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar has been arrested on accusations of murdering his own mother.
Smash pro Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar arrested for allegedly murdering his mother

There are sometimes very somber stories to report in the world of gaming and esports and this Friday 1st July is certainly one of those times. It has been circulating in Super Smash Bros Ultimate circles online that pro competitor Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar has been arrested for allegedly murdering his own mother.

As reported by KOMO News in Washington where the crime took place, police took Collin Boldizsar into custody Friday morning where he remains a suspect for the alleged homicide. Here are all the details as the story has certainly sent shockwaves through the gaming community.

Though you must be warned this report contains fairly gruesome details.

Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar arrested - Allegedly murdered mother

Laurie Collins murdered Collin Boldizsar
Laurie Collins, 70, was found dead on 1st July in her apartment in Shoreline, Washington. (Picture: Facebook)

The developments began on Friday, the morning of 1st July when neighbors heard screaming followed by loud thumping noises coming from the apartment of Laurie Collins. After noticing her car was still parked in the parking lot when she normally would've been at work at Seattle Pacific University, neighbors called the police who quickly arrived on the scene.

When police knocked on the door to Collins's apartment, it was her son, Collin Boldizsar who answered the door. Boldizsar had a no-contact order with his mother, who he was reported to have problematic stints with. Boldizsar admitted to being in violation of the no-contact order, and when police entered the apartment, they found Laurie Collins decapitated body and a baseball bat nearby, KIRO7 News reported.

Smash bans Colin "Sweets" Boldizsar

Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar banned competitive Smash
Colin "Sweets" Boldizsar has been permanently banned from competitive Smash events and tournaments following the developments of 1st July. (Picture: Nintendo)

In a swift move, Collin "Sweets" Boldizsar has been permanently banned from the Western Washington Smash Scene. This is almost a formality as he will likely be given a significant prison sentence if convicted of the crime.

We'll be sure to monitor this situation and will update you should there be any further developments.

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