Fairbanks man charged with murdering his mother

A Fairbanks man is charged in the death of his mother. Thirty-four-year-old George Rosa faces a first degree murder charge in the death of 70-year-old Molly Rosa.

Police report being called to a Bridget Avenue residence by a friend of the victim, who said he went to check on her Tuesday, and found her dead.

Police say they responded, and during a sweep of the apartment found George Rosa hiding in a bathroom. They say Rosa admitted to choking his mother to death, five to six days earlier.

George Rosa is jailed at Fairbanks Correctional Center.