Woman arrested for killing brother in Fresno County, deputies say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A 62-year-old woman has been arrested after authorities say she killed her brother in Fresno County.

A man's body was found on the side of the road near Highway 180 and Dunlap Road on Saturday morning.

Fresno County sheriff's officials say the victim, 60-year-old Sammie Shirley of Orange Cove, died from a severe wound to his neck.

Homicide detectives arrested Shirley's sister, Orlanda Haynes, in connection to the crime. Investigators did not release a motive or a timeline for the murder.

Haynes was booked into the Fresno County Jail and faces murder charges.
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