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70-year-old Oconomowoc woman murdered, son charged in her death

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Posted at 1:53 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 14:53:58-04

MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — Authorities in Illinois are investigating an Oconomowoc woman's death, and her son is now facing murder charges.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says deputies found 70-year-old Sharon Stoner unresponsive in Machesney Park, Illinois, on Monday morning.

She later died on scene.

Authorities did not explain how she was killed.

Her son, 46-year-old Kent Stoner, is now in the Winnebago County Jail.

He's charged with first-degree murder and could face up to life in prison if convicted.