CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. – A woman accused of stabbing her mother to death in January has waived a preliminary hearing, scheduled later this month, in Callaway County.

Lola Katherine Crews/photo courtesy Callaway Co. Sheriff’s Dept.

Lola Crews, 62, of Guthrie is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Frances Keel, 80. Family members say Crews suffers from schizophrenia.

An arraignment date in Circuit Court has not yet been scheduled.