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Tehachapi man accused of killing mother makes first appearance in court

Matthew Jensen, who is accused of killing his mother in Tehachapi, Calif., is seen in court in Bakersfield on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A Tehachapi man accused of killing his mother made his first appearance in court on Tuesday.

Matthew Jensen is charged with first-degree murder, but his arraignment was postponed.

Jensen was pulled over in Arizona last month. He told authorities that he had killed his 75-year-old mother, Barbara Jensen Teague.

Kern County deputies drove to the family's home on Luana Drive and Westwood Avenue and found she had been stabbed to death.

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