SUNSET PARK - Police arrested a home health aide in connection with the slaying of her 67-year-old patient Thursday.

Yamilette Hidalgo, 35, was caring for Maria Torres, who was found dead in her first-floor apartment at 558 50th St. Wednesday.

At the time of the incident, Hidalgo told police a man barged in and knocked her unconscious. When she awoke, she found her patient dead.

Police say their evidence does not support Hidalgo?s story.