Victim of Elderly Abuse Dies

March 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A Del Rey woman whose son is charged with beating her has died.Byron Tokumoto was arrested ten days ago for felony elderly abuse.

He told police his mother fell in the bathroom at her home, but ER doctors were suspicious when she arrived at the hospital.

Investigators say Alice Tokumoto's injuries were not consistent with a slip-and-fall injury.

An autopsy is planned to figure out exactly what killed her.