Suffolk woman accused of strangling mother pleads not guilty

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A Central Islip woman accused of strangling her mother with a vacuum cleaner cord pleaded not guilty Thursday.

Police say Sharon Easter called 911 last week and told the operator she killed her mom.

Police found 76-year-old Dorothy Easter dead.

Neighbors on Cocoanut Street say Sharon appeared to suffer from a mental illness and that police were called to the house several times over the years.

Easter is being held without bail. She's due back in court in August.

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