York County teen accused of killing mother

Posted at 6:20 PM, Mar 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-05 17:51:35-05

York County, Va. - A 19-year-old York County man is behind bars charged in the murder of his mother.

Police say this happened on 110 Ponsonby Drive.

They responded to a call at the residence at around 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday. When they arrived, they found 40-year-old Heather Perkins dead in her bedroom. They say she had been stabbed.

She lived in the home with her 19-year-old son Ronnie L. Dovbish who was also there when deputies arrived.

He was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder. He is now being held without bond at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

If you have any information about this crime, call the CrimeLine at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.