A man has admitted strangling his 71-year-old mother to death in the home they shared in Hayes. Majid Butt, of Gade Close, was accused of murdering Onees Khatoon at their home on May 13. The jobless 51-year-old pleaded guilty to the charge during a hearing at the Old Bailey on Tuesday (September 4). The defendant entered his plea via video-link from Belmarsh Prison before Judge Nicholas Cooke QC. Grey-bearded Butt wore a prison-issue grey tracksuit for the brief court appearance. A large number of family members sat in the public gallery to hear the plea. Joe Stone QC, defending, said: “It is a plea made freely on his behalf on consideration of all the facts.” Read More If you’re looking for more west London news… Prosecutor Tom Little QC said Butt had admitted the killing “very early on” following his mother’s death. Judge Cooke adjourned sentencing until September 12. The facts of the case were not opened in court.