Captain America actress accused of murdering mother

Captain America actress accused of murdering mother
Picture: Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Captain America actress Mollie Fitzgerald was arrested by Kansas police on Tuesday and charged with the second-degree murder of her mother, according to reports.

The Olathe Police Department responded to "an armed disturbance" on December 20 shortly before 12.

Fitzgerald's 68-year-old mother, Patricia Fitzgerald, was found with a stab wound in her home on December 20. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said 38-year-old Mollie Fitzgerald was contacted on the scene and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The case remains under investigation.

Fitzgerald played the role of Stark Girl in Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger in 2011.

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