Marion County teacher's son charged with her murder

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CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) -

Deputies in Citrus County have made an arrest in the murder of a Marion County teacher.

On July 13th, 57-year-old Denise Hallowell was found dead in her home.

After nine weeks of investigations by the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested Hallowell's 17-year-old son Carlos Hallowell.

Initially, Carlos said to investigators that he was asleep in his room during the murder.

He is now charged with first-degree premeditated murder.