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Man arrested and charged for the murder of his mother, Kay Raines

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Mobile Police have arrested Clarke Raines, 34, in connection to the homicide of missing person Kay Raines. Raines is charged with murder and 13 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.

Mobile Police have arrested Clarke Raines, 34, for the murder of his mother and missing person, Kay Raines. Raines has been charged with murder and 13 counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.

The homicide units located Clarke Raines Monday evening in Mobile County through sources within their investigation. At this time the investigation is still ongoing. MPD says at this time Clarke Raines is cooperating with officials, but the motive in this case and whether he acted alone is still unknown.

Donald Wallace with the Mobile Police Department says homicide units were out all day Monday investigating this case. A high ranking police officer confirms with Local 15 News that a body found in a wooded area off Highway 225 is believed to be Kay Raines, a woman who has been missing since January. The Mobile woman was last seen in Biloxi.

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Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Mobile Police at (251) 208-7211, Crime Stoppers at (251) 208-7000 or text Mobile Police Intel at CRIMES (274637) and include keyword CRIME 411.

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