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Son arrested after mother's body found in home

Posted December 6, 2017 11:35 a.m. EST

— Authorities in Morgan County have arrested a man in connection to a double murder on Monday.

This comes after the bodies of 53 year-old Colin Smith and 54 year-old Paula Slaughter were found at a home on Slaughter Veasley Road just outside of the city of Monroe.

Police found Smith's body in the driveway of the home while Slaughter's body was found inside.

Justin Slaughter, 22, the son of Paula, was arrested in a wooded area near the home.

Investigators have not determined a motive for the killings.