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Man Arrested For The Murder Of His Mother

Police have arrested a 21 year old man as a suspect in the slaying of his mother.

A boater found special education teacher Charlotte Ortega in the San Francisco Bay near the Berkeley Pier on Sunday.

Authorities today said her adoptive son, Lazarus Ortega, has been charged with murdering the Berkeley woman.

Ortega taught at Hawthorne Elementary School in Oakland.