NEW YORK - A Brooklyn man is under arrest after officers found his mother's body in the closet of their Brooklyn apartment.

Jason Reeves, 32, is facing mrder charges, after police say they were called to the Crown Heights apartment for a wellness check Wednesday afternoon.

Reeves answered the door and told officers his mother had "went out."

But when they searched the apartment, police found the 67-year-old woman's body, which had severe trauma.

A motive has not been determined.