Man charged with killing 88-year-old mother in Charlotte


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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Police have arrested a man and charged him with killing his 88-year-old mother at a home in Charlotte.

Police told local media outlets that officers were called to a home around 4:30 p.m. Monday to check on the woman who lived there. They found Imogene Yongue dead at the scene.

Fifty-six-year-old William Yongue has been arrested and charged with murder. He was being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail. It was not clear if he has an attorney.

Police have not said how the woman died. They have not released a motive in the death.

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