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Surrey, B.C., woman charged with murdering her mother

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has charged a 28-year-old Surrey, B.C., woman with the murder of her mother.

The body of 43-year-old Panagiota Zerbinos was found in a basement suite of a home in Surrey last Thursday.

On Saturday, the victim's daughter, Gloria, was arrested by Vancouver police officers.

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IHIT's Corporal Adam MacIntosh says the homicide team is pleased to be announcing the arrest and second-degree murder charge only a few days into the investigation.

However, he says they also recognize the tragedy of a family losing a wife and mother and the daughter being charged with the murder.

Gloria Zerbinos remains in custody and will make a first court appearance on Tuesday.

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