Police: Davenport man arrested on suspicion of killing mom

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Police in Davenport say a man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his mother.

The Quad-City Times reports that police were called to the PR Masonry Apartments in Davenport late Tuesday afternoon to check on the welfare of a person.

Arriving officers found the body of 77-year-old Dianna Rupp inside one of the units. Police have not said how she died.

Police on the scene arrested Rupp’s son, 53-year-old Andrew Rupp. He was initially charged with interference of official acts and drug possession.

Police say he was later charged with first-degree murder.

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