Man accused of killing mother arrested at NC Walmart

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BELMONT, N.C. — A Massachusetts man on the run for killing his mother has been caught in Belmont, N.C.

Matthew McAveeney is accused of beating his mother to death in Massachusetts and is facing first degree murder charges.

McAveeney has been on the run since his mother’s body was found in her apartment last week.

Police arrested him at a Walmart in Belmont after tracking his credit card use.

McAveeney was seen pushing a shopping cart containing two cinder blocks.

Police say the man resisted arrest.

There is no word on when McAveeney will be transported back to Massachusetts.

Source: WSOC

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