Anthony Aiello, 90, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of the murder of his stepdaughter.
(San Jose Police)
A 90-year-old California man was Tuesday arrested in connection with the death of his stepdaughter, authorities said.
The police conducted a welfare check Sept. 13 after Karen Navarra, 67, failed to show up to work, the Mercury News of San Jose reported. Navarre’s body was discovered in her San Jose residence with visible injuries, according to the paper.
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An autopsy showed that Navarra died of blunt force trauma, police said.
An investigation led to the arrest of her stepfather, Anthony Aiello, on suspicion of murder. He was being held without bail at the Santa Clara County Jail, according to the paper.
A motive was not immediately clear, the paper reported.
The authorities ask anyone with more information, contact the San Jose Police department’s Homicide Unit in 408-277-5283.
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