Madison County Sheriff's Office charges man in murder of his mother

Nik Rutberg

The investigation continues

Posted: May 20, 2019 8:16 AM
Updated: May 20, 2019 12:58 PM

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Lady Slipper Bend about 2 a.m. Sunday in reference to a shooting in progress.

Upon arrival 51-year-old Elena Voronenkova was observed in the residence on the floor with a gunshot wound to her torso, said Lt. Donny Shaw, office spokesperson.

Life-saving measures were unsuccessful, Shaw said.

Investigators responded to the location and arrested 27-year-old Nik Rutberg for murder. Rutberg is the son of the victim, Shaw said.

This is a continuing investigation and no further information is being released at this time, he said.

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