A MAN is preparing to face court, accused of stabbing his own mother to death in a home in northern New South Wales.
Police made the discovery on Monday afternoon, after being called to a single vehicle accident on the Copeton Dam Road, near Inverell.
They found a 19-year-old man to be the alleged driver and acting on information received at the scene of the crash, police from New England Local Area Command attended a home on Froude Street, Inverell.
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There they discovered the body of a 51-year-old woman who appeared to have suffered a number of fatal stab wounds.
Officers arrested the 19-year-old man and later charged him with the murder of his mother.
He was refused bail, and will appear in Moree Local Court today.