NC man accused of murdering mom on Mother’s Day

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Ricky Arlen Timberlake

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — A man accused of killing his mother on Mother’s Day by shooting her in the head was arrested Friday in Wake Forest.

Ricky Arlen Timberlake, 63, is charged in the death of 82-year-old Jo Dean Timberlake.

Police had said they were treating the case as a murder investigation after they found Jo Timberlake in a bedroom of her house with a bullet wound to her head.

They found Ricky Timberlake in another bedroom, apparently suffering from a drug overdose, but conscious.

Ricky Timberlake was being held in the Wake County jail Saturday without bond. It wasn’t immediately known if Ricky Timberlake had an attorney.

Credit: The Associated Press.

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