The 37-year-old will appear in the Mkhuhlu Magistrates Court near Bushbuckridge.
She was busted on Friday in Malubane Trust outside Mkhuhlu.
According to iharare.com, on that specific day she apparently had an argument with her 17-year-old son for using his father’s surname when applying for his ID.
She accused him of being proud of his father, who hadn’t contributed to his upbringing in any way.
The teen was buried this weekend in Calcutta Trust.
Sergeant Zanele Sibuyi said they were investigating a case of murder.
She said on Tuesday morning, a resident found the teen’s body on the street.
“The suspect fled and later told her family she would see them at the funeral.” but she was later apprehended.