Arrest made in murder of 82-year-old blind Augusta woman

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) – A suspect has been taken into custody for the murder of an 82-year-old blind woman.

22-year-old Andrew Dawson is behind bars, charged with murder and burglary in the death of Elizabeth Thompson.

Elizabeth Thompson

The murder happened last week on Kennedy Drive.

Police were dispatched to the home for a burglary – when they arrived Thompson was found dead.

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