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Scottsdale police: Woman found dead, daughter is a suspect

Posted at 5:46 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 22:35:10-04

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Scottsdale say they're investigating the death of a woman and the victim's daughter is a suspect.

They say a woman in her 40s told officers Monday that she killed her mother, who is in her 70s.

Officers entered the apartment and found the victim dead on a bed.

Police believe the woman was suffocated and they're investigating the case as a homicide.

The name of the dead woman and her daughter haven't been released yet.

Police say the mother and daughter lived together and have a history of domestic violence.

The daughter was questioned by detectives and taken into custody.