Montrose Man Held in Death of His Mother

Montrose, CO - A Montrose man is being held in an Ohio prison in connection with the death of his mother.

On October 27, Montrose police found the body of 71-year-old Livase Persson in her Montrose home.

Today, the Montrose County Coroner's Office officially ruled her death a homicide, saying she died from several blows to her head.

Police in Central Ohio arrested her son, 37-year-old Karsten Richard Persson, earlier this week for driving without a license, and he is now being held in an Ohio prison for the Montrose Police Department in connection with his mother's death.

This is a developing story and we will update it as we get more information.


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