Branchport man accused of killing mother will go on trial this fall

The Branchport man accused of killing his mother will face a trial this fall.

Paul Khouzam, who will go on trial in October for the murder of 67-year-old Dr. Magda Daoud, is accused of stabbing her repeatedly with a knife after breaking into her home.


She was found unconscious by authorities in the basement of her home.

He’s been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated cruelty to animals, burglary, and criminal possession of a weapon.

The trial was initially delayed before the pandemic began.


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