Grand jury indicts man for murder of elderly woman

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A grand jury indicted a man for murder Tuesday for an attack on an elderly woman during a home invasion almost two years ago.

According to Fayette County Circuit Court, David Williams was indicted on murder and burglary charges for the August 2016 attack at the home of Hilda Pike.

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During that attack, the 80-year-old was choked, knocked unconscious and stabbed at least 10 times, according to investigators.

Pike died July 15, 2018.

Investigators say they were able to link Williams to the crime based on DNA evidence.

They say Williams targeted Pike after she purchased a vehicle from Williams’ family.