Daughter charged with killing 94-year-old mother

HYATSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a homicide Saturday.

Police say they went to the 6400 block of Knollbrook Drive in the Hyattsville area around 11:30 a.m. after getting a call to check on a resident's welfare. When they arrived, police say they found an elderly woman inside the home suffering from trauma to her upper body. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested 60-year-old Michelle Miriam Davis. The victim is 94-year-old Margaret Ellen Wells. The victim is the suspect's mother. Both lived in a home in the 6400 block of Knollbrook Drive in Chillum.

Wells suffered from apparent stab wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim and suspect had been in an argument prior to the stabbing. The suspect was home when officers arrived.

Davis is facing charges of first and second degree murder.

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