The daughter of 88-year-old Evelyn Shapiro found her mother's body in the hallway of her fifth-floor apartment in the Pelham Parkway Houses Saturday.
The killer may have followed her home from a local market.
She'd been struck in the head, and groceries were scattered everywhere.
Police are investigating the killing of an 88-year-old woman in the Bronx.
Shapiro was well known in the community, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz issued a statement calling her a "pillar of her community."
He said whoever killed her was "a savage."
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