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Kevin Cooper is accused of killing his mother in Florence.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 12:11 PM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A Florence man accused of murdering his mother will face a judge Monday afternoon.

Kevin Lee Cooper, 61, is accused of killing Anola Cooper, 85, on or around Saturday, March 2, according to court documents. 

Police responded to the 4100 block of Munsel Creek Drive at 10:30 a.m. Cooper is now in the Lane County Jail. 

While further details in the murder case have yet to be released, Cooper has a history of convictions. Records show he was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2006.

Cooper also has two convictions of unlawful use of a weapon and has been convicted of driving under the influence and fleeing or trying to elude police.

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