Police: Woman critically injures elderly mom on Mother's Day - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Police: Woman critically injures elderly mom on Mother's Day

Posted: Updated:

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities say a Pittsburgh woman beat and seriously injured her elderly mother - who has dementia - at their home on Mother's Day.

Police say Rose Bynum told them she hoped her mother dies and asked them to kill her mom. She's charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and other counts.

Police responded to Bynum's home around 7:30 a.m. Sunday and soon found her mother on her bedroom floor with swelling around her eyes, bruising and serious cuts on her face and neck.

The mother is hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities say she told them Bynum kicked and punched her.

Police say the 54-year-old Bynum told them she had been caring for her mother for 13 years and was tired of it.

It wasn't known Monday if Bynum has retained an attorney.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Power restored at Eastwood Mall in Niles

    Power restored at Eastwood Mall in Niles

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-11-20 05:19:00 GMT

    The Eastwood Mall in Niles should have its power fully restored after a power outage Monday evening. 

    More >>

    The Eastwood Mall in Niles should have its power fully restored after a power outage Monday evening. 

    More >>
  • Fire displaces Campbell family just days before Thanksgiving

    Fire displaces Campbell family just days before Thanksgiving

    Monday, November 19 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-11-20 02:04:53 GMT

    Just days before Thanksgiving, a family of seven is without a home for the holidays. 

    More >>

    Just days before Thanksgiving, a family of seven is without a home for the holidays. 

    More >>
  • UPDATED

    Valley launches "Drive It Home" campaign

    Valley launches "Drive It Home" campaign

    Monday, November 19 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-11-20 00:18:24 GMT

    20 years ago, a community campaign helped to secure GM Lordstown's future. Now a similar campaign called "Drive it Home" hopes to do the same. And while the message is the same, there are some differences this time around. Those being the lack of specifics provide, no GM management attended Monday's launch at the UAW Local 1112 union hall and this time, the situation is more dire. It's a much different situation now because the Lordstown plant is only equipped to bui...

    More >>

    20 years ago, a community campaign helped to secure GM Lordstown's future. Now a similar campaign called "Drive it Home" hopes to do the same. And while the message is the same, there are some differences this time around. Those being the lack of specifics provide, no GM management attended Monday's launch at the UAW Local 1112 union hall and this time, the situation is more dire. It's a much different situation now because the Lordstown plant is only equipped to bui...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms