Regina man charged with 2nd-degree murder in the death of his mother

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A police vehicle was outside a home on the 1600 block of Toronto Street, where the body of a 63-year-old woman was found on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. Now her son has been charged with murder. (Matt Howard/CBC - image credit)
A police vehicle was outside a home on the 1600 block of Toronto Street, where the body of a 63-year-old woman was found on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. Now her son has been charged with murder. (Matt Howard/CBC - image credit)

An investigation that began Tuesday afternoon in Regina has lead to a death now being considered a homicide.

Police say a son has been now arrested and charged with his mother's murder.

Police and paramedics were called to a home on the 1600 block of Toronto St. at 1:05 p.m. CST on Tuesday.

They confirmed Deborah Mae Mahadeo, 63, was dead.

Her son Raefe Aeron Mahadeo, 34, of Regina is charged with second-degree murder.

The Regina Police Service and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service continue to investigate.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 306-777-6500 or Regina Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

It's the city's first homicide of 2022.

Last year, Regina had 14 homicides, the most in decades.

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