EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Police arrested a man on murder charges Monday after he allegedly killed a 77-year-old woman in Brooklyn.
Elenora Bernard was found injured in her East 45th Street home on Saturday evening after a 911 call for a reported assault. Police said she was bruised and had swelling about the body. Emergency medical services rushed Bernard to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Officers arrested Andrew Hooper, 51, on murder charges early on Monday. He lives in the building next to Bernard.