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Dickson Man Charged With Murder Of Elderly Mother

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DICKSON, Tenn. - A Dickson County man has been charged in the death of his mother on Christmas Day.

Authorities said that Jurgen Whitfield, 52, called 911 Saturday night, saying that he had found his mother Ingrid Maria Whitfield, 78, unresponsive. She was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, but died Sunday from her injuries. 

Investigators said that Ingrid Whitfield had head trauma as well as a broken wrist when she was taken to the hospital. After interviewing her son, and executing a search warrant on their home, Dickson County detectives charged Jurgen with second degree murder.

Whitfield was being held in the Dickson County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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