Posted: Wednesday, September 12th 2012 at 7:41pm
Lawrenceville man wanted in the stabbing death of his mother, arrested
By Katie Davis Staff
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County police say they have apprehended the man wanted in connection with the death of his 72-year-old mother.
Mark Wilson, 42, was taken into custody just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities, when the suspect's vehicle was found at the QuikTrip located at the intersection of Grayson Highway (S.R. 20) and Simonton Road. This location is less than two miles from the scene of the crime. Wilson was arrested without incident.
He is charged with felony murder and aggravated assualt for allegedly taking his mother's life.
Phyllis Wilson, who was partially paralyzed, was found dead inside her home on Simonton Glen Way Tuesday morning by her husband and caretaker. She had been stabbed to death.
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