Death investigation underway in Thurston County

Death investigation underway in Thurston County
(Thurston County Sheriff's Office)

THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. — A 47-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing her 72-year-old mother to death in Thurston County.

Investigators were called to a home in the 5000 block of Sleater Kinney Road Northeast on Friday after a 47-year-old woman notified 911 dispatchers that her mother was injured and bleeding.

When deputies arrived, they found the 72-year-old woman dead with multiple stab wounds, authorities said. Only the two women were in the house.

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The daughter was arrested and booked into the Thurston County Jail for second-degree murder.