• Woman, 63, beats her mother to death

    Jean Danvers

    Jean Danvers

    A 63 year-old Pacific Grove woman has been charged with homicide in the beating death of her mother, 96. Jean Danvers allegedly called in a medical emergency on Thursday evening, September 24, and told the communications center that she had beaten her mother. The mother, Charlotte Danvers, was found lying on the floor when medical personnel and police arrived.

    She was taken to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula where she later died. The younger Danvers was arrested and charged with assault  by force likely to produce great bodily injury, battery against an elder and crimes against an elder. The homicide charge was added after her mother succumbed.

    Jean Danvers was unable to post bail and was lodged in Monterey County Jail.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on September 25, 2009

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