Leavenworth police investigative murder of elderly woman by relative

Posted at 7:34 PM, Jul 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-03 20:34:59-04

An elderly Leavenworth woman was killed on Saturday evening by a relative, officials said. 

The Leavenworth Police Department was called to the home, located at 1024 6th Avenue, around 4 p.m. 

When officers arrived, they discovered an 85-year-old woman had been killed. 

A 59-year-old woman was arrested at the scene. Officers say she was related to the victim. 

Detectives are continuing the murder investigation. 

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