Cape Breton Police responded to a report of a domestic incident at a residence at 2278 Kings Rd in Howie Centre on March 5th at approximately 8:00am.
Police arrived to find Brenda Ann Dilney, 71, suffering from serious injuries. She was treated by paramedics but declared deceased shortly after their arrival. Police will not be released the cause of death.
Gregory Dilney, 73 was arrested and charged with the muder of his wife. He has been remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Facility and is scheduled to appear in Sydney provincial court on March 8th.