A 15-year-old Texas boy has been charged with beating his mother to death, CBS DFW reports.
McKinney police say they were called to the home by the boy’s father at around 1 a.m. and found the mother, 50-year-old Stacy Ellen Barney, dead.
The boy has been charged with murder. He had fled the home and was found in the area by searching officers. He has not been identified.
The surveillance camera in the home captured the boy beating his mother, according to police.
“Our hearts go out to the victim’s family during this extremely difficult time,” McKinney police said in a statement.
Police have not provided any further details about the incident or what led to the beating.