PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have arrested a man in connection with the beating death of his grandmother in North Philadelphia three months ago.
25-year-old Nathaniel McFadden of the 18-hundred block of Huntington Street in Kensington is charged with homicide, simple assault and related offenses.
Police were called to the home of 86-year-old Janie Dawson in the 29-hundred block of Judson Street on Wednesday, March 9th. Officers met Dawson’s daughter at the scene, who said she found her mother naked inside a second floor bedroom and unable to get up off the floor.
Dawson was taken to the hospital and died 2 weeks later of blunt force trauma.
Police tracked down the suspect and arrested him on Wednesday June first. The investigation also revealed that McFadden had beaten his aunt on March 8th but she did not seek medical attention.