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Mountain Home, Ark. mother faces charges in stabbing death of son

Rebecca Lynn Henley, 44, faces a first-degree murder charge.
Rebecca Lynn Henley, 44, faces a first-degree murder charge.(ky3)
Published: Mar. 21, 2022 at 10:44 AM CDT
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MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KY3) - A mother from Mountain Home faces murder charges in the death of her 16-year-old son.

Rebecca Lynn Henley, 44, faces a first-degree murder charge. A judge set a bond of $500,000.

Investigators responded to a call Sunday around 10:30 p.m. for a victim with a stab wound. The victim later died at Baxter Regional Medical Center.

Investigators say Henley had called 911 saying she had killed her son. Investigators say Henley told them she killed him for ‘righteousness, to save everybody.”

The Arkansas State Police is assisting in the investigation.

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