Ruth Olsen

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LI Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Strangling Sick, Elderly Mother

James Olsen, 60, was sentenced by Nassau County Court Judge Angelo Delligatti for the 2011 killing of his mother, Ruth, in their Garden City home.

12/01/2014

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Garden City Man Accused Of Strangling 88-Year-Old Mother

Police say a James Olsen, 56, who was stealing money from his 88-year-old mother, strangled her to death in their home before attempting suicide and calling 911 several hours later.

04/22/2011