Man charged with murder after 81-year-old dies

Police on Sunday announced a man was arrested and charged with murder after an 81-year-old woman found with life-threatening injuries died at a hospital.

Police found Anne Alfredia Cook with what appeared to be multiple blunt force injuries inside a home on the 5200 block of 4th St., NE at around 10:45 p.m. Saturday evening. Cook was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

Hours later, police arrested and charged Derek Norman Cook, 51, with her murder. Police said the incident was domestic in nature, but the relation between the victim and alleged suspect was not immediately available.


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