Son, 15, accused of beating mom to death on surveillance video in Texas

A teenager is facing murder charges in connection with the death of his mother, who police say was killed in a brutal beating at the family’s home in McKinney, Texas.

Authorities say the incident happened shortly after midnight on Sunday during a fight at the family home. The suspect’s father called police around 1 a.m. and they showed up to find Stacy Ellen Barney, 50, dead at the scene.

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“Home surveillance showed him beating his mother to death inside the family home,” the McKinney Police Department said in a statement.

The teen suspect was arrested after a search of the area.

Police have not released the footage, the name of the suspect or details of the victim’s injuries.

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“Our hearts go out to the victim’s family during this extremely difficult time,” police said.

The cause of the fight has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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