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Police: Man arrested in connection to death of 71-year-old mother

The suspect is also accused of stabbing another woman and trying to rob a gas station, according to police.

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. — September 1 Update:

Police apprehended Carrington in D.C. Wednesday. He is awaiting extradition to Prince George's County. 

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Police are asking for the public's help finding a man they believe killed his mother inside her Temple Hills home. 

Prince George's County Police said they were called to an apartment in the 2900 block of Brinkley Road around 2 p.m. on Sunday. Police said a family member called them to check on the welfare of a relative.  

Officers who first arrived at the building found the woman in the apartment who was unresponsive. Investigators said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have identified her as Johnetta Wormley of Temple Hills.

Detectives with the homicide unit are now searching for Wormley's son, 53-year-old John Frederick Carrington, in connection to her death. 

Carrington is also charged in connection to a "domestic-related stabbing on Saturday in Clinton," according to a press release. The victim in that stabbing is expected to survive. Police believe he also tried to rob a gas station on Old Branch Avenue in Clinton Monday morning. 

Police say Carrington has no fixed address. 

Anyone who may have information is asked to call 301-516-2512. Tips can be submitted anonymously to Prince George's County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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