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updated: 5/14/2013 6:32 PM

Prosecutors: Woman beat elderly mom to death, left body in closet

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Cook County prosecutors say a Chicago woman beat her elderly mother to death hours after celebrating the victim's 82nd birthday over the Mother's Day weekend.

Janette Glenn on Tuesday was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bond in the death of Catherine Glenn. The elderly woman's bruised and bloody body was found in a closet early Sunday by another daughter.

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Authorities say Catherine Glenn was healthy when she attended her birthday party late Saturday.

Assistant State's Attorney Bridget O'Brien told Judge James Brown the 51-year-old Janette Glenn shared an apartment with her mother. O'Brien said in addition to blood splatters in the apartment, the younger Glenn's clothes were stained with blood and human tissue when she was apprehended.

It wasn't immediately known if Janette Glenn has legal representation.

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