Adult son held on possible homicide charge in mother’s death

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — The adult son of a Superior woman has been arrested in her death.

Police say officers responded to the woman’s home Tuesday morning after a call for help was made from inside the residence. Officials say the woman had suffered “significant trauma” and despite life-saving attempts died at the scene.

Authorities say the woman died as a result of injuries inflicted during an altercation with her 39-year-old son.

They did not say how the victim was injured.

The son is being held in the Douglas County Jail on a possible charge of first-degree intentional homicide.