MILTON - The son of a woman found dead in her home Sunday was taken into custody Thursday.

Mark Boyles, 55, was a "person of interest" in the death of his mother, Vennie Boyles, 80, of 8 Park Lane, Milton. Several news agencies reported Mark Boyles was taken into custody after being seen at a coffee shop near Lewisburg Thursday.

Milton police confirmed to WKOK Boyles was taken into custody.

Vennie Boyles was found dead at her home Sunday afternoon. According to reports from the scene, the woman was found in a bedroom bathroom shower. The Northumberland County District Attorney's Office, local police and county coroner James Kelley investigated.