NYPD: Man Faces Upgraded Charges After 94-Year-Old Mother Dies
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 94-year-old Brooklyn woman found with trauma about her body last week has died, police said.
Police went to her Burnett Street apartment around 6:30 a.m. last Monday after receiving a 911 call of a family assault.
Police said they found Dorothy Farrell with trauma about the head and body. She was taken to Kings County Hospital where she died Monday.
Her 64-year-old son, Mark Farrell, was placed under arrest and charged with attempted murder, felony assault, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Police said the charges are expected to be upgraded after the medical examiner determines the cause of death.
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