A 38-year-old man is being held in the Sangamon County Jail in connection with the fatal stabbing of his 53-year-old mother.
Michael W. Seal of the 3500 block of North Dirksen Parkway was arrested shortly after 9 p.m. Springfield Police received the call at about 8:30 p.m. and the caller said Seal had called family members stating he had stabbed his mother. While securing the residence Seal was asked to step outside and he complied and was arrested without incident.
Charges against Seal are pending as SPD Officers continue their investigation. This is the tenth homicide this year.