Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Swancara was arrested without incident Monday afternoon in Kalispell, Mont.
The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic violence call at an Elk home about 8:41 p.m. Sunday night and discovered 56-year-old Sally Swancara dead from apparent stab wounds.
Sheriff's Sgt. Questin Youk said Matthew Swancara had fled the scene prior to their arrival.
The investigation is continuing.
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