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Man arrested for suspected murder of grandmother

National News // July 10, 2018

A 23-year-old man in Ticino has been arrested for the suspected murder of his 80-year-old grandmother and then trying to hide the crime by setting fire to the house.

Sandstein Man arrested for suspected murder of grandmother

Neighbours in Caslano noticed flames coming from the house and called the fire service. The charred body of the grandmother was found inside. Police determined she had been hit on the back of the neck.

The grandson was arrested shortly after in Lugano. Police say he has admitted to the murder.

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