YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A 19-year-old was arrested for allegedly killing his mother on Saturday, April 15.

The chief deputy of the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office said Tracey Wardley is accused of fatally shooting his mother at her home in Yazoo City. He then fled to Vicksburg to see his father, who turned him in to police.

According to the chief deputy, Wardley’s initial hearing was held on Monday, April 17. He was denied bond.

A motive for the shooting is unknown.