Daniel Aaron Sellers, 18, has been charged with felony murder in the death of his mother, Jennifer Fassold Sellers, of 51 Sun Setting Lane in Cullowhee.
The incident took place yesterday (Aug. 12) around 1:48 p.m.
Sun Setting Lane is located 8.4 miles up Cullowhee Mountain Road just past the Double Springs Church of God.
He is being held without bond in the Jackson County jail. His 96-hour hearing was this morning, and he has a court date of Aug. 25.
Sheriff Chip Hall said he's being transferred from the Jackson County Detention Center to a North Carolina Department of Corrections facility that is better suited to meet his medical needs.