Mollie Fitzgerald has been detained and charged with second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing her mother to death inside a Kansas City house, according to multiple reports. She's been jailed on a $500,000 cash bond.
The Associated Press reports that 68-year-old Patricia "Tee" Fitzgerald was discovered dead on Dec. 20, 2019, inside her Olathe house, before the starlet was jailed on Tuesday.
According to the police, "a 38-year-old white woman, known to the victim, was gotten in touch with on scene as well as transported to a regional health center with small injuries. This case remains under examination by the Olathe Cops Department."
Mollie Fitzgerald is a budding filmmaker in addition to being a starlet. Her most high-profile role was playing Stark Girl in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger, on which she also acted as an assistant director to Joe Johnston. The two collaborated again on the 2014 criminal offense thriller The Lawful Reality written and directed by Fitzgerald as well as starring Johnston.
According to the AP, Fitzgerald spoke to a comic book publication in 2011 about working on the Avengers movie, saying that "being a part of this production has been one of the very best experiences of my life."
Fitzgerald is set to be arraigned on Thursday, KMBC 9 Report.