New York Woman Allegedly Hacks Her Aunt To Death With Meat Cleaver
March 19, 2017
(QUEENS, N.Y.) -- A woman in Queens, New York allegedly used a meat cleaver to attack and hack her aunt to death in their shared home, according to police.
Maria Palaguachi. Photo: Facebook
Elizabeth Sanchez, 30, is charged with murdering Maria Palaguachi, 50, in the family’s two-story home, according to a report by the New York Daily News.
Palaguachi’s daughter found her mother's bloody body inside her bedroom around 11 a.m. Thursday.
Police recovered a bloody cleaver, according to the report.
It was not immediately known what sparked the attack but the newspaper report said police were called to the home for domestic disputes seven times in recent years.