Charges pending against son accused of killing mother - WKRN News 2

Charges pending against son accused of killing mother


A Kentucky man was taken into police custody Saturday evening after police received a call regarding a disturbance and found his mother dead.

Upon arrival to Mason Point Apartments in Hopkinsville, officers witnessed 65-year-old Roxie Mounts unresponsive, lying in the breezeway.

Officers then saw 29-year-old Jamal Mounts assaulting a woman down the hallway.

Officers were able to restrain Mounts and take him into custody.

The female he was assaulting, a 69-year-old woman, was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment.  Officials stated she was alert and talking.

Roxie Mounts, Jamal's mother, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Preliminary investigation found she died of blunt force trauma.

Authorities stated charges are pending against Jamal Mounts as the incident remains under investigation.

Further details were not immediately released.

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