Woman found dead at home in Big Lake, son reportedly arrested

Police were called to the home Thursday morning.
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A woman was found dead at a home in Big Lake Thursday morning, with a man reported to be her son taken into custody.

The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office received a call from a man who said his "adult son was at the home and that the son had indicated he had just killed his mother."

Police arrived at the scene and took a 20-year-old man into custody.

During a search of the property, they found a woman's body.

The victim's identity and cause of death will be released at a later stage by a medical examiner's office.

More information is expected to be released in the coming days. 

Note: Details provided in this story are based on the police's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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