Police investigate homicide of elderly town of Watertown woman

Published: Aug. 28, 2023 at 3:27 PM EDT
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TOWN OF WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - State police are investigating the homicide of an elderly woman in the town of Watertown.

Troopers say 88-year-old Rena Eves was found dead in her home at 15615 Eimicke Place which is part of Beaver Meadows Apartments behind Target off outer Arsenal Street.

She was found Sunday at around 6:45 p.m.

Police said the homicide appears to be a targeted incident and there’s no threat to the public.

Police released no other details and encouraged anyone with information to contact them at 315-366-6000.

Police said they’re releasing no other information and will provide more details as they become available.

Jefferson County District Attorney Kristyna Mills would say only that the case remains under investigation.