The Mobile Police Department has identified the victim in Friday's death investigation which occurred at a residence on Cottage Hill Road. They have also made an arrest.
According to MPD Lt. Charles Bagsby, police responded to the residence between 9:30 and 10 a.m. Friday when they found a deceased elderly woman inside the residence. The victim has been identified as 70-year-old Carol Croucher.
Authorities have arrested the victim's son, 47-year-old Joseph Wood, for the crime. Officials say Croucher died from blunt trauma to her body.
The residence is on in the area of Cottage Hill and University Boulevard.
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