Durham police responded to a welfare check of a resident at a home on Brandy Court, on July 28th at approximately 1:30pm. On arrival police found 70 year old Bodwatie Persaud without vitals.
Police said Mrs Persaud has obvious signs of trauma on her body but have not released the cause of death, only saying the death is domestic related.
Ganesh Persaud, 71, of Brandy Court was arrested and charged with second degree murder.
Police have not released the relationship between the victim and the accused.