ELLENVILLE, N. Y. -- A 27-year-old woman is being held in Ulster County Jail on second-degree murder after authorities connected her to the murder of her mother, whose body was found Saturday in her Ellenville apartment, police said.
Sarra Gilbert is being held without bail after 52-year-old Mari Gilbert's body was found at around 2:15 p.m. Saturday at the apartment they shared, police said.
Police are expected to release more information about the case later Monday, police said.
In the meantime, neighbors said they were shocked at the news. Ellenville police said this was the first homicide in the Ulster County village in many years, Time Warner Cable News Hudson Valley reported.