Maryland caregiver charged with killing Women, 81: Maria Gloria Vazquez-Mebo Bio, Wiki, Age
Maria Gloria Vazquez-Mebo, 35, was charged with first- and second-degree murder. Caretaker faces murder charges in the death of an 81-year-old woman who was initially reported to have fallen down the stairs, police said Tuesday.
María Gloria Vázquez-Mebo, 35, was charged with first- and second-degree murder after an investigation by Frederick County police. The victim was not named at the request of the victim’s family.
Lt. Kirk Henneberry said the victim’s husband employed Vazquez-Mebo as her internal caretaker.
He said someone from the western Maryland residence called 911 Sunday night to report that an elderly woman had fallen down the stairs. Detectives responded and contacted the coroner.
“In this case, there was an apparent head injury to the victim and other unusual circumstances,” Henneberry said.
He said that the following day, detectives arrested Vázquez-Mebo and during an interview she “confessed to hitting the victim several times with a blunt object.”
Police did not reveal a motive.
Vázquez-Mebo was being held without bail.