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12-year-old boy fatally stabs his mother and injures his sister

By Mason White 1:22 PM January 13, 2017
Pamela Wolosz
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman who was a retired U.S. Air Force officer, has been stabbed to death by her 12-year-old son, according to police in Oregon.

On Tuesday around 8:30 a.m., officers from the Ashland Police Department responded to the 900 block of Morton for a report of an assault.

On arrival, the officers found one victim dead and another seriously injured. Both victims were stabbed multiple times. The deceased victim has been identified as Pamela Wolosz, 52.

The injured victim’s name is not being released as she is a juvenile. She is currently being treated at an area hospital, and is expected to survive at this time.

The investigation led officers to arrest a 12-year-old boy for the assault and homicide. The victims are the mother and 16-year-old sister of the 12-year-old boy.

The Major Assault and Death Investigation Unit has been activated and detectives from the Oregon State Police, Medford Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Central Point Police are assisting in the investigation.

The Jackson County District Attorney’s office is also on scene and is assisting as needed.

There is no further threat to the community at this time. The thoughts of the entire law enforcement community are with this family, as well as with the entire community.

The Ashland Police Department encourages any person affected by this tragedy to seek out the appropriate emotional support.

The boy’s father was home at the time of the incident. He has been identified as James Haswell Holmes, who described himself as a work at home father.

Wolosz was a retired U.S. Air Force officer. 12-year-old Ezekiel “Zeke” Holmes, has been charged with one count of murder in juvenile court.