Tonawanda Police Arrest 83 Year Old In Husband's Death
Town of Tonawanda Police have arrested 83 year old Phyllis Eason and charged her with second degree murder in the death of her 89 year old husband Norman found dead in their Hawthorne Ave. home Sunday.
Eson is charged with second degree murder after police arrived at their home 161 Hawthorne Ave. home late Sunday afternoon. She greeted them at the door covered in blood, and her husband was found dead on the floor .
An autopsy concluded that Norman died of trauma caused by blunt force blows to the head. "The blows, coupled with Norman’s frail condition, led to his death," police said in a prepared statement.
Phyllis Eson was orderd to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, and will be arraigned on Monday July 17.