A woman who allegedly stomped her 92-year-old grandmother because she feared the old woman was possessed by a demon may face stiff penalties now that the victim has died.
Angela Armstrong died Monday at a hospital in St. Louis County, Mo. following the Nov. 21 attack by her granddaughter Rachel Armstrong, KSOK-TV reported. The younger woman threw her grandmother down the stairs before stomping her, which left Angela with broken arms and eight cracked ribs.
The granddaughter confessed, police said, and was charged with first-degree elder abuse. The grandmother's death has authorities considering stiffer charges though, STLToday.com reported.
At the time of the attack, Rachel Armstrong, a nurse by trade, told police she thought her grandmother was a demon and tried to beat it out of her before tucking her in bed, KMOV-TV reported.
GALLERY: GOD TOLD ME TO
Melissa Miller, 41, was arrested for reckless driving after officials in Fort Pierce, Fla., clocked her doing 100 mph in a 30-mile zone. She told authorities God told her to drive that fast.
Levi Daniel Staver
Levi Daniel Staver was arrested for the fatal stabbing of his 76-year-old grandmother while she sat at her kitchen table during breakfast. He claimed the"Archangel Michael" made him do it.
Rachel Armstrong, 37, admitted to cops that she threw her 92-year-old grandmother to the ground and stomped on her because she feared the old woman was possessed by a demon.
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Levon T. Sarkisyan
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