CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said that police have arrested a man accused of murdering his mother during a domestic dispute.
When they arrived, Hill said, officers observed a man identified as Khalil Newby down the street from the home, drinking water. Hill said that Newby had "visible blood on him."
When officers went inside Newby's home, they found the body of his mother, Hill said.
According to Hill, the woman had been beaten to death.
Homicide detectives took over the investigation at that point, Hill said, and obtained a murder warrant for Newby.
He was taken into custody and transported to the Clayton County Jail.