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Columbus man jailed in mother's slaying

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Columbus police say a man wanted in the stabbing death of his 62-year-old mother is behind bars.

42-year-old Derrick Harris was arrested Saturday night.

Muscogee County Coroner Bill Thrower says Lorraine Street died
at her home late Friday night.

Police said Harris was charged with murder, armed robbery and
possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

Harris is scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday
in Recorder's Court. Its not immediately known if he has retained
an attorney.

The homicide was the 23rd in Columbus this year.


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