Son Arrested in Mom's Deadly Stabbing

A 59-year-old woman was found dead and stabbed in a home located in the 800 block of Friendly Circle Drive late Wednesday evening, according to police

A 25-year-old El Cajon man has been charged with his mother’s murder, accused of stabbing her to death inside the home they shared.

Virgil Richmond is suspected of killing his mom, Diane Mosley, 59, according to El Cajon police. Mosley was found dead from an apparent stab wound Wednesday just after 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 800 block of Friendly Circle.

Officers were called to the home to investigate a possible stabbing. When they arrived, they found Mosley dead as a result of multiple injuries consistent with a stabbing.

During the course of the investigation, police identified the suspect in the killing as Richmond. He was arrested and charged with his mother’s murder. The motive for the crime remains unknown.

Richmond is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

The investigation is ongoing. Police say there are no outstanding suspects.

Anyone with information on this case should contact El Cajon Police at (619) 579-3311 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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