Mother, daughter appear in court after bones found

(WSB-TV 2)

ATLANTA - A mother and daughter made their first appearance in court Saturday, in connection with a missing elderly woman whose body was found buried in her backyard.

Theresa Frawley and her daughter, Brandy Hodder, face fraud and identity theft charges. Neither are facing murder or abuse charges.

Police said they do not know how or even when the victim, 77-year-old Connie Hodgson, died.

She was last seen alive five years ago. In November, her bones were dug up behind her former home. The house’s new owner made the discovery at the residence on Elsinor Street in East Point. Continue Reading