Elderly woman dies after scaring off burglars

Elderly woman dies after scaring off burglars
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 4:21am

Woman dies from heart attack after defending self

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; An 81-year-old woman died Wednesday trying to defend her Memorial Villages property from a pair of burglars posing as utility workers.

Police say the suspects were a man and a woman who convinced the homeowner to let them inside.

“The homeowner became suspicious and pulled out her gun,” Chief Haril Walpole, of the Memorial Villages Police Department.

To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2011/12/elderly-woman-dies-after-scaring-off-burglars-in-memorial-villages/

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