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‘How do I kill my boyfriend?’: Police say New York woman asked 911 dispatcher how to commit murder

Posted: 1:47 PM, Apr 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-29 13:47:02-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A New York woman is facing charges after reportedly calling 911 to ask how to kill her boyfriend, WKBW reported .

Zelda Cotton, 54, is charged with endangering the welfare of an elderly person and criminal possession of a weapon, according to WKBW.

Police said they responded to the home, where Cotton was swinging a leaf blower battery at her 76-year-old boyfriend. She reportedly said she had hit him with a VCR tape five times.

WKBW reported Cotton was intoxicated at the time of the attack, but her boyfriend was not injured.