Man arrested in Montana in death of mother

ELK — Law officers in Montana have arrested a man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his mother in Elk, Wash.

24-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 says Matthew Swancara had fled the scene prior to their arrival.

The investigation is continuing.

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Information from: KHQ-TV, http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3082888/

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