Teenager accused of stabbing death of his mother

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.


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.