STOCKTON (BCN) — A 21-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing and killing her mother late Tuesday night in Stockton, police said.

Stockton police officers said Zaria Hornsby and her mother, 43, had a physical altercation in which Hornsby stabbed her mother with a knife.

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When officers responded shortly before midnight to the 1100 block of North Commerce Street, Hornsby fled into her residence.

She was taken into custody without incident.

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Hornsby’s mother was transported to a hospital where she died from her injuries. Her name has not been released.

Hornsby was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail and is set to appear in San Joaquin County Superior Court on Friday at 1:30 p.m.


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