Davenport man charged with murder in death of his mother

Davenport man charged with murder in death of his mother


DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Davenport police arrested a man Thursday in the death of his mother after officers were called to a home and found her body.

Police charged McKinsley Steven Watson, 36, of Davenport with first-degree murder in the killing of Victoria Watson, 59, according to the Quad-City Times.

Officers were called to an apartment complex a little before 5 a.m. Thursday to investigate a report of an unresponsive woman. They found Victoria Watson, and medics pronounced her dead.

Police didn't say how she died. An autopsy is planned.

McKinsley Watson was held in the Scott County Jail without bond.

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