Elderly Woman Dead, Grandson Arrested



In Jefferson County, an elderly woman is dead and her grandson is in custody awaiting charges.
 
Police say they found 84-year-old Rita Newell dead inside her home in Bonnie Thursday at 3:45 p.m. After an investigation, authorities arrested 42-year-old Timothy Newell in Sweet Springs, Missouri.
 
He is currently charged with Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, but police say he could face more charges.

Police say they’re waiting on results from an autopsy performed Friday. They say it could take a few weeks.

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