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SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) A 20-year-old man from the Schenectady area has been charged with killing his mother at their home.

Police tell local media that Jeffrey Steele of Scotia was charged Sunday with second-degree murder in the death of 59-year-old Theresa Bernard, whose body was found in the house at about 2 a.m.

Steele was arraigned and remanded to the Schenectady County jail without bail.

The investigation is continuing.

It could not immediately be determined if Steele had a lawyer.