Woman accused of beating 73-year-old victim during burglary

Tameka Sanders is accused of beating a 73-year-old woman during a burglary (WKRC)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A judge ordered a woman, accused of beating a 73-year-old East Price Hill woman while robbing her, held on one million dollars bond. Tameka Sanders is charged with aggravated burglary.

Sanders' attorney asked for a low bond, saying his client doesn't know anything about this burglary or the victim.

Assistant prosecutor David Wood asked for an "exceptionally" large bond.

Wood said Sanders was pregnant when she knocked on the victim's home on Elberon Avenue in February and asked to use the restroom. When Sanders came out of the restroom, Wood said she was swinging a large rock inside of a skull mask and hit the victim repeatedly.

Wood said Sanders then let in her accomplice and both beat the victim until she was semi-conscious. The victim told police that Sanders kept telling her, "you will die tonight".

The victim was taken to UC Medical Center with a broken nose, dislocated shoulder and a concussion. She also had cuts and bruises.

Police were able to link her alleged accomplice to the crime with DNA. The victim also identified Sanders and the accomplice through a photo lineup.

Despite what her attorney claimed, Wood said Sanders had admitted to the attack.

At the time she was charged in this burglary, Sanders was already in jail. She's been accused of using a stun gun repeatedly on a woman's neck to steal her purse.

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