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Woman charged with murder of elderly mother

Janette Glenn, 51, is charged with first degree murder in the death of Catherine Glenn.

The women lived together on the 7800 block of South Euclid where the mother’s body was found on Mother’s Day.

Catherine Glenn’s body was found inside a closet.

She died of multiple blunt force injuries, and had cuts on her body.

Cathenine Glenn had just turned 82-years-old on Saturday.

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Bond was set at $2 million dollars today for a woman charged with killing her mom on Mother’s Day.

51-year-old Janette Glenn is accused of beating her 82-year-old mother to death.

The body of Catherine Glenn was found inside a closet in her South Shore home in the 7800 block of South Euclid Sunday evening.

The two lived in the home together.

The elderly woman had just celebrated her birthday on Saturday.

Glenn is expected back in court on June 3rd.

Chicago Police are investigating the beating death of an elderly woman in the South Shore neighborhood.

Catherine Glenn’s body was found in a closet inside her home in the 7800 block of  S. Euclid Avenue at about 7:30am Sunday morning.

She was apparently beaten with a blunt object.
Cathy Glenn says her mother turned 82 on Saturday and she celebrated with family, who left her home late that evening.
One of Glenn’s family members is being questioned in the death after being arrested while walking at Rainbow Beach Park, police said.

Charges had not been filed as of Monday morning.

An official cause of death will be determined after an autopsy is performed on Monday.