Soldier arrested after his mother found slain

EDINBURG, TX Travis Wayne Baczewski of Austin was held Tuesday at the Hidalgo County Detention Center on a fugitive warrant from Travis County.

Jail Officer Elizabeth Champion told The Associated Press that Baczewski was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The 22-year-old was arrested Monday night at a hotel in Alamo. Sheriff's investigators sought him as a person of interest in the killing of 54-year-old Violetta Baczewski.

Her body was discovered Sunday. No cause of death was released. Baczewski, on his MySpace page, listed himself as a vehicle mechanic at Fort Benning, Ga.

A Fort Benning spokesman did not immediately return a call Tuesday.

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