80-year-old woman charged with killing her husband in their Kansas City home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An 80-year-old woman told police she was tired of her husband's verbal abuse and taking her clothes.

Annie Oliver now faces a murder charge in the deadly baseball attack on her 75-year-old husband Wednesday in their home. Officers found Ronald Oliver dead on the floor of a bedroom in the house in the 4300 block of Norton Avenue in Kansas City.

He suffered severe head injuries, according to court documents. The officers also found a baseball bat next to a dresser in the bedroom.

Ms. Oliver was found by police in another bedroom putting on clothes. She is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Prosecutors requested a cash bond of $250,000.

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