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Woman Accused of Fatally Stabbing Mom Due in Court

Twenty-four-year-old Sharlyn Savain, of Malden, has pleaded not guilty to killing her 58-year-old mother, Marie Luxama

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    Woman Accused of Fatally Stabbing Mom Due in Court
    Twenty-four-year-old Sharlyn Savain has pleaded not guilty to killing her 58-year-old mother, Marie Luxama

    A Massachusetts woman charged with stabbing her mother to death inside an apartment is due in court Monday.

    Twenty-four-year-old Sharlyn Savain, of Malden, has pleaded not guilty to killing her 58-year-old mother, Marie Luxama. Police responding to a request for a well-being check found Luxama with stab wounds. She died at a hospital.

    Savain was ordered held without bail.

    Police Chief Kevin Molis calls the slaying a "terrible act of domestic violence."

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    Savain's lawyer says her mental competency will be evaluated in court.

    Luxama's landlord told police that Savain told him she killed her mother and was going to kill him, too.

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