JERSEY CITY, NJ — Police arrested a Jersey City man on Sunday, days after he allegedly killed his 60-year-old mother and set her home on fire.
Jacqueline Nelson was found in critical condition just before 1 a.m. on Thursday, officials said. She died several hours later at the hospital.
The fire at her home was under control by around 1 :20 a.m.
Police arrested Terrance Nelson just after 8 a.m. on Mother’s Day at his mother’s Virginia Avenue home. He was charged with murder.