76-year-old woman fatally beats 63-year-old boyfriend with baseball bat and locks him in closet

Baseball bats (illustration)
Baseball bats (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) An elderly woman used a metal baseball bat to beat her boyfriend because she was tired of loving him, according to police in Washington D.C.

76-year-old Thomasine Bennett admitted to beating 63-year-old Walter Mack Clark, and throwing his body into a closet in her home.

Bennett has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.

According to the police investigation, Bennett began beating her boyfriend with the metal baseball bat on Thursday. She continued beating him during the day and the following day.

On Friday around 1:00 p.m., police officers knocked on the door and searched the apartment. Officers noticed a barricaded closet, and when they opened it, they found Clark lying unconscious in the ground.

Clark was taken to the Howard University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Bennett told police that she killed her boyfriend because she was tired of loving him.

She also claimed that he was hanging out with other women.