Man stabs mother to death, say police

(Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office.)

UPDATE at 7:45 a.m.: The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Leticia Barnett, 54. See previous story below.

Police charged a 29-year-old man with murder in the Thursday night death of his mother.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, Ivan Rafael Castro stabbed his mother at a home on West Kings Highway at about 8 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found the unidentified victim with lacerations to her neck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Castro was detained at the home and later charged with murder. His bond was set at $150,000.

As of 8 a.m. on Friday morning, Castro's mugshot was not yet available for release.

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