REPORT: Elderly woman charged with killing husband with a walking cane


    An elderly woman has been charged in the death of her 89-year-old husband. (Source: Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office/ Photo: Ramona Lund)

    SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR-TV) - An elderly woman has been charged in the death of her 89-year-old husband.

    According to the report, Ramona Lund struck her husband in the head and face several times with a walking cane.

    A neighbor called 911 after seeing Francis Lund lying face down on the porch at the Lund’s residence located on the 5400 block of Jenny Circle in Pace, reports state.

    The neighbor said he thought Mr. Lund had fallen but he noticed blood on his head, so he urged his wife, Ramona Lund, to call 911, reports reveal.

    She said she couldn’t find the phone so he called, a report states.

    According to the report, dispatch advised the neighbor to administer CPR but it was too late.

    Mr. Lund was deceased.

    According to the report, deputies found a broken cane on the living room sofa, a bloody night gown draped across the arm of a chair, blood towels and shoes.

    Lund, 86, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

    Her bond is set at $250,000.




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