The McKinney Police Department announced Sunday that a 15-year-old male was in custody and charged with murder.
Home surveillance showed the boy beating his mother to death in a family home on the 700 block of Donelson Drive, according to a press release from the department.
The boy's father called McKinney police to the home around 1 a.m. Sunday.
Police have identified the mother as Stacy Ellen Barney, 50, who was found inside the home. The teen was found in the area after a search.
"Our hearts go out to the victim's family during this extremely difficult time," the McKinney Police Department stated.
The investigation is ongoing.