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Man charged with murdering his mother, Bartow County Sheriff says

Another family member discovered Katrina Kay Garrity unresponsive inside.
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WHITE, Ga. — A man has been charged with murder in the death of his own mother, authorities said on Monday.

At around 7 p.m. on Sunday, Bartow County sheriff's deputies responded to a home off Greatwood Drive in White, Georgia, after another family member discovered Katrina Kay Garrity unresponsive inside. 

According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, 38-year-old Bryan Ray Moodie, of Woodstock, Georgia, has been taken into custody and charged with murder and aggravated assault of his 62-year-old mother. 

Moodie is currently being held by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office pending a bond hearing before the Bartow County Magistrate Court.

The case is still under investigation and additional arrests are not expected at this time, authorities said.