Son taken into custody after fatally stabbing his mother
Walnut Creek, California – Authorities in Walnut Creek have arrested a man suspected for stabbing his mother to death in the morning hours.
The woman called 911 around 5 a.m. saying she was stabbed by her son and was asking for help.
First responders arrived in the 2600 block of Jones Road and transported the woman to a hospital for treatment.
The victim identified as the 74-year-old Darlene Roth succumbed to her injuries at the hospital shortly after.
The victim’s son, the 41-year-old Nicholas Roth, was subsequently taken into custody.
No additional information was released.