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Raleigh Woman Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of Son

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh woman has been charged with murder inthe stabbing death of her son.

Authorities arrested 67-year-old Patricia A. Burrus last night.She is being held at the Wake County jail without bail pending acourt hearing.

Authorities say 46-year-old Gilbert Stevens Burrus of Apexsuffered multiple stab wounds. He later died at Raleigh CommunityHospital.

Authorities say Gilbert Burrus and his wife were helping hismother with cleaning and clerical chores yesterday afternoon.Deputies later responded to a 9-1-1 emergency call from theresidence.

Investigators would not disclose what led to the deadlyconfrontation.

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