Kentucky State Police testified Monday at a preliminary hearing for two women charged with murder in the death of a Rockcastle County woman, according to WKYT.
Tabitha Howard and Kimberly Slusher have pleaded not guilty to the murder charges. They also pleaded not guilty to charges of robbery and burglary.
Mary A. Hinton, 86, lived alone on Red Hill Road in the Livingston community of eastern Rockcastle County, state police said. On June 2, a Rockcastle County sheriff's deputy went to check on Hinton and discovered her dead in her home.
In the preliminary hearing, state police testified that Hinton might have been killed with a flat-screen TV, WKYT reported. Police also testified that Howard and Slusher might have burned Hinton's belongings.
Howard and Slusher blamed each other for the assault of Hinton, according to WKYT.