SOUTH EUCLID – The man accused of the murder his 91-year old mother is scheduled to appear before a Cuyahoga County judge Wednesday morning.
Marcus Henry’s initial appearance in front of a county judge is set for 8:30 a.m.
South Euclid Police Department said that the man, 50 years old, was charged in connection with the November 2021 death of his mother Essie M. Henry.
Marcus Henry, Essie Mae HenrySource: WOIO. Provided by WOIO
Prosecutors stated that the victim was found dead near Warrensville Center Road in the bush.
Before Henry’s case was bound over from South Euclid Municipal Court, prosecutors suggested that gardening tools found near the scene of the homicide may have been used in the 91-year-old woman’s murder.
Disturbing: Garden toolsHenry could have used garden tools to beat his 91-year-old mom to death @cleveland19news
— Kristin Mazur (@KMazurNews) February 1, 2022
The victim’s son was taken into custody on Jan. 27, according to South Euclid police, months after the incident.
This story will be updated.
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Cuyahoga County judge confronts man accused of beating to a halt 91-year-old mother with gardening tools