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Police ID grandson accused of killing Bronx woman

Police have released the identity of a man who they say brutally killed his elderly grandmother inside her Bronx home.  According to authorities, 48-year-old Erik Perez, of Brooklyn, was arrested Thursday

News 12 Staff

Jan 3, 2015, 1:27 AM

Updated 3,432 days ago

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Police ID grandson accused of killing Bronx woman
Police have released the identity of a man who they say brutally killed his elderly grandmother inside her Bronx home. 
According to authorities, 48-year-old Erik Perez, of Brooklyn, was arrested Thursday following a two-hour standoff with police in Throgs Neck. 
They say 87-year-old Alice Durso was found dead due to head trauma inside her home on Hollywood Avenue. Two of the victim's relatives and a home health aide were also injured. 
Perez is now facing a number of charges, including second-degree murder and felony assault. He's currently undergoing psychiatric evaluation at Jacobi Medical Center.
Police say Perez has a history of psychiatric problems.


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