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Son suspected in mother’s death found hiding in woman’s home

January 16, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of killing his mother and hiding in her home has been arrested in Alaska’s second-largest city.

Fairbanks police announced Thursday that 34-year-old George Rosa is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Molly Rosa.

He was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon. Online court documents do not list his attorney.

A friend of Molly Rosa checked on her Tuesday after not hearing from her for a week. He found her dead in her bed.

Police found George Rosa hiding in a bathroom.

Police say he behaved erratically and made statements indicating he had killed his mother.

Police say Rosa later told investigators he had choked his mother to death five or six days previously and continued to stay in the apartment.

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