A Wise County man is in custody after allegedly killing his mother on Mother's Day.
Kirk Heithecker, 49, is being held on $1 million bond and has been charged with murder.
Wise County Sheriff's officials got a welfare check call on Sunday around 6:30 p.m. and found Heithecker at the scene.
He told officers that he killed his mother, Nancy Heithecker, 75.
Wise County officials said in a statement the cause of death is blunt force trauma and strangulation.
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