A 47-year-old man now faces a first-degree murder indictment for a machete attack on his mother in their western Minnesota home.
A western Minnesota man accused of attacking his mother with a machete, causing her death, has been ruled competent to stand trial.
A Dalton man who allegedly attacked his mother with a machete in April has now also been charged with first-degree murder.
A western Minnesota woman has died two weeks after her son allegedly attacked her with a machete in their rural Dalton home.
James Howard, 46, is charged with murder and assault. He told paramedics he intended to kill his mother, Barbara Howard, to end her suffering from cancer and diabetes.