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Police have confirmed that the severed head of a woman brought into an Oregon grocery store before a stabbing belonged to the mother of the suspect.

Sandy police said in a news release Monday evening that responding officers in the Mother’s Day incident determined that the woman’s head belonged to 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb, whose body was found at her home in Colton, Oregon.

Joshua Webb has been booked on charges of murder and attempted murder in Clackamas County, Oregon.

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Authorities say he killed his mother then traveled to nearby Estacada, Oregon, and entered a Thriftway store carrying a human head.

Webb is accused of then stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued and arrested.

Sandy police identified the man stabbed as 66-year-old Estacada resident Michael Wagner. He is expected to survive.

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Associated Press

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