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Police Accuse Brooklyn Man Of Killing Mother

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Police arrested a Brooklyn man on Sunday morning accused of killing his elderly mother.

Police said 52-year-old Yefim Tsirinsky smothered his mother with a pillow at the apartment they shared in Coney Island on Friday.

Investigators said he told them that his mother did not want to live anymore.

Police charged him with murder and strangulation.