Va. man accused of killing his mother

- A Virginia man is accused of killing his 67-year-old mother, according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher Ellis, 38, of Stafford County, has been charged with first-degree murder.

Deputies were called to a home on Fagan Drive around 5 a.m. Friday for a man who was yelling, screaming and acting unusual in his yard.

After allegedly assaulting a deputy, Ellis was taken into custody. 

When deputies went inside the residence, they found the suspect’s mother, Elizabeth Ellis, dead from blunt force trauma to the upper body.

Ellis is currently being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

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