Spotsylvania man accused of stabbing mother to death

SPOTSYLVANIA, VA (WWBT) – An 18-year-old man will be in court Monday - he is accused of stabbing his mother multiple times.

Deputies say Matthew C. Robertson was found covered in blood in front of a home in the 10900 block of South Lamont Court in the Salem Fields community.

Uncooperative, and unresponsive to verbal commands, deputies say they were able to contain and arrest Matthew.

That's when Matthew's father and sister led deputies inside the home were 61-year-old Susan Robertson was found with multiple stab wounds.

Deputies say she was taken to Mary Washington Hospital Center where she later died.

Matthew's father was also taken to the hospital for an injury to the head.

Also in the home was a 16-year-old friend of Matthew's who told detectives they were doing narcotics.

Deputies say Matthew now faces multiple felony charges including second degree murder.

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