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97-Year-Old Mar Vista Man Suspected of Beating His Wife to Death

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An elderly woman was found lying dead in a pool of her own blood yesterday in the Mar Vista apartment that she shared with her husband. Police say that she died from a blow to her head and her even more elderly husband is the prime suspect.

Police were called in to investigate the death of Anne Weiss, 81, yesterday. Her husband Milton Weiss has been arrested and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before being arraigned on Monday, according to CBS Los Angeles.

A neighbor speaking to CBS Los Angeles said she was stunned, but she said that Anne Weiss had noticed that something was wrong with her husband before she died.

"His personality was sort of changing in a way [...] She felt he would get irritable about things that she didn't feel was justified," Sharon Queen-Ford, told CBS Los Angeles. "There was something irrational going on and it scared her, I think."