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Robert Lyons, 39, is accused of beating and stabbing his mother to death in 2008 when she refused to ask a friend to get him Avril Lavigne concert tickets. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Man Convicted Of Killing Mom In Spat Over Avril Concert Tickets

Robert Lyons won’t be attending an Avril Lavigne show for decades after a DuPage County jury convicted him of murdering his mother because she wouldn’t arrange tickets for him to one of the pop star’s concerts.

09/21/2011

Robert Lyons, 39, is accused of beating and stabbing his mother to death in 2008 when she refused to ask a friend to get him Avril Lavigne concert tickets. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Man Goes On Trial For Killing Mom Over Concert Tickets

The trial has begun for a Carol Stream man accused of brutally killing his mother three years ago when she refused his demands to ask a friend to arrange for skybox tickets to an Avril Lavigne concert.

09/14/2011