Nephew in custody for alleged murder of aunt at house in Troy

Posted at 3:34 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 22:22:41-05

Troy police have arrested a man in connection to the alleged murder of his aunt in Troy on Monday afternoon.

According to police, the murder happened at a home on Shoreline St., which is off of John R. between Square Lake and South Blvd.

Video from Chopper 7 shows police taking someone into custody at a golf course just before 4 p.m. Monday. The golf course is located near a subdivision.

Police tell 7 Action News the woman was bludgeoned to death with "weight-lifting equipment." Several schools were put on lock down while they searched for the suspect.

According to police, they arrested the suspect within 20-30 minutes of arriving on scene.