Son accused of beating 80-year-old mother to death in Fresno

August 25, 2016

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man has been accused of beating his 80-year-old mother to death in her Fresno home.


The mother, whose name has not yet been released, died overnight Wednesday of blunt-force trauma after she was attacked. She was found by a granddaughter who called police.


Police have arrested the woman's 50-year-old son in investigation of murder charges. They say he had a strained relationship with his mother and other family members.


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