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LI man charged with killing his grandmother

KINGS PARK - Suffolk County Police arrested a man for killing his grandmother in Kings Park on Friday.

Police officers responded to 64 Berg Ave., at 4:35 a.m. after a man called 911, reporting that a woman was lying on the floor at that address.  When police arrived, they discovered Kathleen Newcomb, 82, deceased within the residence. Newcomb’s grandson, Clarence Newcomb, 25, of Stony Brook, told police that he assaulted his grandmother after a verbal argument. Kathleen Newcomb and Clarence Newcomb resided at the residence.

Homicide detectives charged Clarence Newcomb, 25, with Manslaughter 1st Degree. He was arraigned on Sunday.