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Police Investigate Death of 92-year-old Woman

Detectives in the Chicago suburb of Riverdale are investigating after authorities said a 92-year-old woman who died their recently may have been abused. The woman was pronounced dead in a Harvey Hospital. The spokesperson for the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office stated that the woman possibly suffered elderly abuse. A Riverdale officer said detectives are investigating the death, and detectives were called to the woman’s apartment. An autopsy is scheduled later in the week to determine the cause of death. Abuse against the elderly can oftentimes lead to wrongful death, and this case further highlights the problems associated with elder abuse. To read the full story, click here.