94-year-old Dorothy Farrell dies after alleged beating from son Mark Farrell in Marine Park

Charges could be upgraded against the victim's 64-year-old

Charges could be upgraded against the victim’s 64-year-old son when a cause of death is determined. (March 11, 2014 12:28 PM)

An elderly woman has died after her own son allegedly beat her with a cane.

According to police, 64-year-old Mark Farrell brutally attacked his 94-year-old mother, Dorothy Farrell, inside their Marine Park home on March 3.

Investigators say Farrell beat his mother with a cane and then silenced her with a pillow during the beating. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries,...

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