NC man charged with killing his 88-year-old mother

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William Yongue.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police have charged a man with the murder of his mother in east Charlotte, WSOC reported.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were called to a home on Vernedale Road, near Sharon Amity Road, to perform a welfare check around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

When they arrived they found 88-year-old Imogene Yongue dead inside.

Overnight, investigators charged her son, 56-year-old William Yongue, with her murder. He was booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Investigators said William was cooperative during questioning but have not said how his mother died.