Sparks Woman Arrested, Accused of Killing Elderly Mother

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SPARKS, NV - A Sparks woman was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly bludgeoning her elderly mother to death.

Catherine Eisley, 48, called Sparks police about the death of her 70-year-old mother.

Police found the body of Cherry Clasen in a home off of Nelson Way, but realized the victim had received multiple beatings from a weapon to the upper body and head.

Police took Eisely in for questioning where she confessed to murdering her elderly mother according to police. The charge is murder with a deadly weapon.

According to police, Eisley had no previous altercation with the victim leading to the murder.