26-year-old woman charged with murder in her mother's death in the Bronx

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Police have charged a woman with murder in the death of her own mother

CONCOURSE VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police have arrested a 26-year-old woman and charged her with murder in the death of her own mother in the Bronx.

The body of 66-year-old Silma Garcia was found inside her home on Park Avenue in Concourse Village just before 7 p.m. Friday.

Investigators said she was lying face down with lacerations to her forehead.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Early Saturday morning, police announced they arrested her daughter, 26-year-old Charlene Novoa, and charged her with murder.

At this time, no motive has been identified.

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