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83-year-old New York woman arrested for killing her 89-year-old husband (video)

By Mason White 10:58 AM September 10, 2014
Phyllis Eson 

By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) An elderly woman was arrested on charges of manslaughter after allegedly killing her husband, police in New York said.

New York State Police said that they arrested 83-year-old Phyllis Eson, after being accused of fatally beating 89-year-old Norman Eson, in their home.

Phyllis Eson is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to manslaughter in New York State Supreme Court. Phyllis Eson is a Canadian citizen who overstayed her visa.

On the day of the murder, police arrived at the home and found Phyllis Eson, covered in blood. An autopsy showed that Norman Eson, died of a head injury.

Norman Eson suffered from dementia, according to health records. The two lived most of their lives in Montreal, Canada.

They recently moved to New York, to be closer to relatives.