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Police: Teens killed their mother because they were sick of her 'complaining'

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Dakota Saldivar and Michael Wilson are accused of murdering their mother in Pahrump, Nevada (Nye County Sheriff's Office). Dakota Saldivar and Michael Wilson are accused of murdering their mother in Pahrump, Nevada (Nye County Sheriff's Office).
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Two teenage brothers in Nevada reportedly told police they beat their mother to death because they were tired of her parenting.

Police said Dakota Saldivar and Michael Wilson, both 17, beat their mother with a hammer and stabbed her before putting her body in a 2001 Ford Explorer. The teens then drove to the mountains and buried the body 2 feet underground, according to the arrest affidavit. 

The report states the teens waited for their mother, 46-year-old Dawn Liebig, to go to sleep before they carried out the attack at their home in Pahrump on the night of July 19. 

Saldivar told police at one point the woman screamed out for her sons' help, not realizing they were the ones attacking her.

According to the report, Salvidar "admitted that he and Michael Wilson murdered Dawn because they couldn’t take her complaining, and justified by saying that she wanted to be with her deceased sister."

Wilson later showed officers where his mother was buried. He also told them Liebig adopted him when he was 12 years old. 

Both brothers are now facing charges of murder with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit murder, destroying evidence, conspiracy to destroy evidence and two counts of being an accessory to murder. 

Saldivar and Wilson are scheduled to be back in court August 30.

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