A 49-year-old woman was found dead in her East Falls home Wednesday and her 25-year-old son was charged with murder in the case, police said.

Police met with the woman's family just before 11:10 a.m. in the 5400 Wissahickon Avenue to check on her well-being. Officers found the woman, whose name was not released, dead with numerous injuries throughout her body.

Malachi Andrew White was arrested and charged in her death and a weapon was recovered, police said. No other details, including motive or cause of death, were released.