Sheriff: Georgia man arrested for mother's murder, assault

Police have arrested a Georgia man and charged him with the assault and murder of his mother.

Officials say their investigation began Sunday night around 7 p.m. when they were called to a home on the 70 block of Greatwood Drive in White, Georgia.

According to deputies, a family member discovered 62-year-old Katrina Kay Garrity unresponsive in the home.

Investigators with the Bartow County Sheriff's Office arrested 38-year-old Bryan Ray Moodie less than 24 hours later. Garrity is Moodie's mother.

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Moodie is currently in custody by the sheriff's office pending a bond hearing after being charged with murder and aggravated assault. 

The case is still under investigation.

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