A mother and daughter in Arizona have been arrested on Tuesday for killing the family's 77-year-old grandmother two years ago and continuing to cash monthly checks in her name, the authorities say. [1
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When police were questioned Briar Aven, who lived next to the older women with his mother, who is Sandra's daughter, she said grandma was "out of town and inaccessible," police said.
Investigators found several inconsistencies in both women's stories and entered the home where they found the body of a deceased person who believed to be Sandra Aven, the Arizona Republic reported. The body has yet to be identified positively and there was no information on the cause of death.
When the police interviewed, the mother and daughter admitted allegedly killing Sandra Aven in late 2017 and depositing many monthly payment checks in her name Since then, KNXV TV from Phoenix has reported.
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Police said the two women have been booked in Yavapai County Prison with suspicion of fraud schemes and evidence of manipulation. Tara Aven is also accused of easing first-degree murder. The police had earlier said that the case has been investigated as a murder and the women are considered suspects.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.