Teen in custody following stabbing death of mother


A teenage boy is in custody after his mother was stabbed to death in canton Valais.

The 41-year-old woman was at home in Sierre in the early hours of Monday morning when neighbors say they heard a scream and a crash. 

Her 14-year-old son was arrested. 

The neighbors say the woman, identified as Denise, worked as a beautician and was very friendly. 

She’d lived in the apartment for around 5 months. 

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