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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama woman is charged with murder in the death of her 84-year-old mother.

Birmingham police say 52-year-old Brenda Denise Evans was arrested Monday in the slaying of mother Hattie Evans.

Media outlets report the older woman was found dead early Sunday in her home by police checking to see if she was OK. Officers found her unresponsive on the floor of her bedroom suffering from apparent head injuries.

Investigators believe the death is linked to domestic violence.

Court records aren’t yet available to show whether Evans has an attorney. Records show she is jailed without bail in Jefferson County.

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5/7/2019 7:06:36 AM (GMT -5:00)

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