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Man Arrested on Non-Homicide Charges in Elderly Woman’s Death

Tyler Grenon, 21, was brought in to the police station for questioning after he found the body of Constance Gauthier

Tyler Grenon
Woonsocket Police

Police in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, say a man has been arrested on non-homicide charges in the murder investigation of a 78-year-old woman.

According to necn affiliate WJAR, Tyler Grenon, 21, was brought in to the police station for questioning after he found the body of Constance Gauthier under a mattress in her home earlier this month.

Police say Grenon attempted to escape and was caught shortly after.

He is now facing charges of disorderly conduct, intimidation of a witness and escape.

Gauthier’s murder remains under investigation.

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