Arrest made in murder of 79-year-old Hamilton woman
A woman who allegedly killed a 79-year-old woman in a random act a week ago has been arrested, Hamilton police say.
TORONTO -- Hamilton police say they've arrested a woman who allegedly killed a 79-year-old woman in a random act.
They say the incident happened a week ago when the woman's family found her dead in an apartment.
Police say they found the suspect, 26-year-old Larissa Shingebis, at a local shelter after receiving a tip Sunday morning.
Investigators say Shingebis will formally be charged with first-degree murder on Monday.
Police say they're continuing to investigate and are asking anyone with information to come forward.
They say the 79-year-old woman's family have been notified that the suspect has been arrested.