A 55-year-old mentally handicapped man was arrested for murder Friday night after police say he bludgeoned his mother to death at their Eminence home.
Maralyn "Lynn" Burchett, 78, was found dead by family members at her Shadyview Drive home sometime Friday afternoon.
Burchett's son, Warren D. Stone, was charged with capital murder in her slaying after police stated he confessed to the crime.
"There was an argument and he killed her," Eminence Police Chief Carey Duncan said.
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