- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 4, 2014

LINTON, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Indiana are searching for the son of an author on charges that he fatally attacked her inside her home a month ago.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department says DNA testing matched blood from 47-year-old Ruby Moon-Houldson of Linton to blood found on shoes belonging to 22-year-old Jorrell Houldson.

The Greene County Daily World reports documents charging Houldson with murder say investigators believe Houldson’s mother was mad because he was late paying rent on a house that he rented from her. Police say Moon-Houldson was stabbed more than 20 times on Oct. 1.

The Herald-Times reports Moon-Houldson was the author of more than 30 books, including science fiction, paranormal and several “Star Trek” tribute books. She also taught nursing classes at Lincoln Trail community college in Robinson, Illinois,

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