Police say a 51-year-old Corning woman was arrested on a murder charge following an investigation into a brutal attack.
Brenda McKay, 51, struck a 100-year-old man in the head several times with a hammer at his home on West First Street.
The victim, identified as Gerald Early, was airlifted to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital where he died.
McKay has been charged with second-degree murder and held overnight at the Steuben County Jail.
She’s expected to be arraigned on Sunday.