Coosa County woman charged in daughter’s murder

Coosa County woman charged in daughter’s murder
A Coosa County mother stands accused of fatally stabbing her own daughter. (Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Coosa County mother stands accused of fatally stabbing her own daughter.

Coosa County Sheriff Michael Howell says it happened Sunday around 1:45 a.m. on Coosa County Road 86. Once on the scene, deputies say they found 39-year-old Latosha Stowes stabbed to death.

Authorities say they arrested 60-year-old Helene Stowes Johnson, the mother of the victim, at the scene and charged Johnson with murder.

Detectives aren’t releasing the alleged motive in the stabbing for now.

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