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Man Accused of Killing Mom

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PROVENCAL, La. -- Natchitoches deputies have arrested a Provencal man and charged him with killing his mother. 

The sheriff's office says they received a call Thursday night to Willie Banes Road after family members reported 55-year-old Phyllis McMahon missing.

According to deputies, her son, 21-year-old James McMahon, told family that he couldn't find his mother.  That's when they called for help.

Once deputies got there, they began a search and found her body in a neighbor's pond.

After further investigation they learned James and his mother had gotten into a fight, that they believed ended with her death.

James McMahon was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

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