An elderly woman was found beaten to death in her Pointe Coupee Parish home.Sheriff Bud Torres says Buelah Morris, 92, was found by a family member Tuesday afternoon at her home just outside New Roads.DetectivesMore >>
An elderly woman was found beaten to death in her Pointe Coupee Parish home.More >>
POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -
The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the murder of an elderly woman.
Brandon Battley, 24, was arrested Thursday night. He is accused of killing his grandmother Beulah Morris, 91.
Morris was found beaten to death by a family member Tuesday afternoon at her home on Pecan Drive East near New Roads, LA. Beulah Morris was found by family members just inside her front door.
Battley's bond was set at $1 million Friday morning. The public defender's office has been appointed to represent him.
This was the first murder of the year for Pointe Coupee Parish.
Family members huddled together in the front yard of a home in New Roads, agonizing cries of a daughter asking 'why?'and tears streaming down a granddaughters face. Signs of a family in pain, grievingMore >>
Deputies in Pointe Coupee are investigation the beating death of a 91-year-old woman.More >>