WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 23-year-old Waterbury male has been charged with murdering his mother.

Police contend they arrested Liam Dooley Tuesday after anticipating a physique of 48-year-old Michelle McCarthy inside a unit they common on Eastern Avenue.

Police contend family members who were endangered since McCarthy had not shown adult during work in several days went to check on her Tuesday and found her passed on a second floor.

Police have not pronounced how she died. An autopsy was scheduled for after this week.

Dooley was being hold Wednesday during Waterbury Police domicile in lieu of $1.5 million bond and is due in justice on Thursday. It was not transparent if he had hired an attorney.