Son arrested in connection with mother's slaying

WELLS, Vt. A 14-year old male was arrested last Saturday in connection with the death of his 40-year old mother. According to Vermont State Police, Francine Morgan phoned 911 Saturday, August 2. When a trooper knocked on the door, the suspect answered and said he was unaware of any problems. After going to retrieve his mother, the boy told police that there was blood in her room. An investigation revealed that no one else was in the house at the time of the attack. The boy has been arrested and charged in connection with his mothers murder. He was arraigned Monday in Rutland District Court. An autopsy revealed that Morgan died from blunt force trauma to the head. The report also indicated that she had been shot. Her husband was not at home at the time

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