BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Bellingham police arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the death of his mother Sunday afternoon.

Police say the body of a 57-year-old woman was found with stab wounds around 2:40 p.m. in the 1500 block of McKenzie St in Bellingham.

The 29-year-old son was arrested after statements made to police indicate there was a sexual motivation prior to the homicide.

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and hope to release more information Monday.