Son Accused In Death Of Mother

Posted at 5:06 AM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 05:06:33-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Police have arrested a man in connection to the death of his mother. 

WAVE 3 News is reporting that the incident happened around 3 p.m. Monday on Southern Meadows Drive.

Louisville police say officers found a woman dead at the scene.

The coroner later identified the victim as 69-year-old Ruth Perkins, and confirmed she died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Police arrested the son of the victim, 39-year-old Gavin Perkins, later that night. 

Perkins is facing charges of murder and domestic violence and is set to be arraigned Tuesday morning.