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Police: Son kills mom in Goldsboro, then tries to kill himself

Posted October 21, 2021 1:36 p.m. EDT
Updated October 27, 2021 4:21 p.m. EDT

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— A Goldsboro man killed his mother on Thursday morning and then tried to kill himself, according to police.

Goldsboro police were called for a welfare check in the 200 block of Rosewood Avenue around 8 a.m.

Towanda Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Police said her son, DeCarlos Jones, had injuries consistent with being self-inflicted. He was taken to Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro for treatment of his injuries. He faces a charge of murder in the death of his mother.

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