Ohio man arrested for allegedly killing his 91-year-old mother, leaving her in a bush

Source: South Euclid Police; MEGA

Jan. 28 2022, Published 4:11 p.m. ET

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A man has been arrested after police say he killed his 91-year-old mother nearly five months ago in Ohio.

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Marcus Henry, 50, is charged with aggravated murder in connection to the Sept. 2021 death of Essie Mae Henry, WKYC reported.

Essie Mae Henry’s body was found in a bush near the intersection of Warrensville Center and Colony Roads in South Euclid, Ohio on Sept. 4, as FrontPageDetectives previously reported.

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Her death was ruled a homicide from blunt force injuries, WKYC reported.

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“There were bumps and bruises on her body,” said Euclid police Officer Joe Dilillo in a statement at the time.

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He also said that Essie Mae Henry was known to take frequent walks in the area.

Authorities offered a $5,000 reward for any information, but the case soon went cold, according to WKYC. Following an “extensive investigation,” officials obtained a warrant for Marcus Henry’s arrest before taking him into custody this week, WKYC reported.

Source: South Euclid Police; MEGA

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