85-year-old woman killed in Mount Vernon

Police think Emma Gruber may have been killed

Police think Emma Gruber may have been killed by thieves. (February 14, 2014 6:59 AM)

An 85-year-old grandmother has been killed in Mount Vernon.

Police discovered the body of Emma Gruber Tuesday night at the bottom of her basement stairs after her family reported her missing.

Investigators believe she may have walked in on thieves who were stealing her water meter to re-sell the copper inside.

Neighbors are in disbelief. "It's definitely shocking. She was 85 years...

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