Man arrested for killing grandmother

BALTIMORE - A man has been arrested for strangling his grandmother at her home in Northwest Baltimore on Saturday.

Demond Tyler, 36, was arrested on Monday and charged with first degree murder and assault. He is being held at central booking.

According to police, officers were called to the 3200 block of Spaulding Avenue just after 8:30am. When they arrived they found Shirley Tyler, 67, unconscious in her home. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her death was later ruled a homicide by asphyxiation by the medical examiner.

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