Man arrested after stabbing his mom at St. Pete home, police say

The adult son of a 53-year-old woman in St. Pete was arrested after stabbing her Tuesday morning, police said.

St. Pete police responded to the home along 49th Street South around 8:50 a.m. They said Pamela Yerby-Cole was taken to a hospital with life-threatening conditions.

Her adult son is in custody. Police later identified him as Jabari Kalonji, 27; he faces attempted first-degree murder charges.

Police said the investigation is still in the early stages.

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