Man charged with stabbing mother to death

LORIS, SC (AP) - A Loris man has been charged with murder after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death and wounded another relative.

Jail records show 28-year-old Frankie Salvatore Pascarelli was being held Monday in the Horry County jail. No bond has been set, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney.

Police say a man told police Sunday a relative had attacked him with a knife. Police then went to a Loris home and found Pascarelli's mother inside dead from multiple stab wounds.

Horry County detectives say Pascarelli left the home in his mother's vehicle, which they found a short time later. They tracked Pascarelli to a bridge near a boat landing and arrested him.

Deputy Horry County Coroner Tony Hendrick says 57-year-old Cheryl Pascarelli died from multiple injuries.

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