(Woodland Hills, California) A 24-year-old woman, Laura Purviance, has been accused of fatally shooting her 61-year-old mother.
Laura Purviance was arrested by Ore. State Troopers around 4 a.m. Friday at a rest area along Interstate 5 about 13 miles north of Medford.The victim was found face down on her bed, surrounded by blood.
The victim, identified as Purviance’s 61-year-old mother, was found around 8:20 p.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of Mason Avenue.
Investigators allege that Purviance shot the woman during an argument. Purviance’s roommate found the body.