Ohio authorities jail man after woman, 78, found dead

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have jailed a man on murder charges after he called 911 to report finding a 78-year-old woman dead in his home.

Police say John Mukes called 911 Sunday morning to say he found the woman and that she appeared to have been beaten. He said he didn’t know how she became injured.

Montgomery County authorities have identified the woman as Mary Hinesmon of Dayton. Her cause of death remains under investigation.

Mukes was being held Monday in the county jail. The 52-year-old man was also charged with resisting arrest.

No attorney information was available immediately.

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