Woman Accused of Strangling 8-Year-Old Granddaughter to Death

Woman Accused of Strangling 8-Year-Old Granddaughter to Death

July 15, 2013 Updated Jul 15, 2013 at 2:44 PM CDT

A shocking story from Illinois.

According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, authorities said a 51-year-old Chicago woman has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly strangling her 8-year-old granddaughter to death last Friday.

Authorities also allege that the woman had been beating, cutting and burning the girl over a period of time, according to the report from the Chicago Tribune.

Read the entire report from the Chicago Tribune by clicking HERE.