Buffalo Police: mother dead, son in custody

Posted at 8:26 PM, Oct 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-09 20:36:45-04

Buffalo Police are investigating a domestic homicide involving a mother and her son.

According to a department spokesman, South District officers responded to the call just after 5 PM at the victim's home located in the 1700 block of South Park Avenue. Homicide detectives say the 41 year old son struck his 57 year old mom in the head several times with an object.

She was transported to Mercy Hospital where she was later declared deceased.

Detectives say the son is in custody and charges are pending.

We have a crew on scene. Check back for updates.