BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A man has been taken into custody after he allegedly killed his own mother Sunday evening.

Buffalo Police say they responded to a domestic incident at a home in the 1700 block of South Park Avenue just after 5 p.m. They say Froilan Torres, 41, struck his 57-year-old mother several times in the head with an object.

The mother was taken to Mercy Hospital, where she was declared dead.

Torres is charged with murder in the second degree.