Rachel Armstrong told St. Louis County Police she tried to beat a demon out of the elderly woman.
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The case is now set for the Grand Jury at which time the additional information will be presented and upgraded charges will be considered.
Updated 2:43 pm with additional information from St. Louis County prosecuting attorney's office. St. Louis County Police have requested upgraded charges against Rachel Armstrong after her grandmother died following Armstrong's attack. Armstrong, 37, of the 10000 block of Golf Crest in South County, was previously charged with first-degree elder abuse after throwing down her grandmother and stomping on her, breaking both her arms and eight ribs on Nov. 12. Armstrong told police she believed her grandmother was a demon and confessed to the attack. The police presented additional information to the county prosecuting attorney on Tuesday after Armstrong’s 92-year-old grandmother died of her injuries. The prosecuting attorney is waiting for the…
The 37-year-old granddaughter told police she thought her grandmother was a demon.
A 92-year-old woman, who was allegedly stomped by her granddaughter Rachel Armstrong in November, died from her injuries on Monday at an area hospital, according to a report from KSDK. Armstrong, of the 10000 block of Golf Crest in South County's Sappington area, is accused of throwing down her elderly grandmother and stomping on her, breaking both her arms and eight ribs on Nov. 12. Armstrong confessed to the attack and told police she believed her grandmother was a demon, according to a report from KMOV. Prosecutors had originally charged her with first-degree elder abuse. Media Relations Officer Randy Vaughn of the St. Louis County Police told Patch prosecutors are considering changing the charges against Armstrong now that the victim …