Maskwacis RCMP responded to a 911 call of a deceased female at a residence Saturday at 12:35 a.m.
Police confirmed that Corinne Lisa Saddleback, 51, was dead.
The RCMP’s major crimes unit has taken over the investigation.
Ashton Lloyd Saddleback, 34, the son of the deceased, was taken into custody.
He has been charged with second-degree murder and will make his first appearance Tuesaday at Wetaskiwin provincial court.