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January 15, 2019: Woman Charged with Murder of 75-Year-Old Victim

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

A woman has been charged with killing a 75-year-old woman at her Pasadena home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Mary Jean O’Connor (dob 10/28/77), a transient in the North Hollywood area, faces one count of murder.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department D of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Pasadena Branch. Case GA104900 was filed on Dec. 28.

Victim Jeri Douglas was discovered strangled to death by police performing a welfare check on Dec. 17, prosecutors said.

If convicted as charged, O’Connor faces a possible maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison. Bail is set at $2 million.

Deputy District Attorney Ryan Erlich is the assigned prosecutor.

The case remains under investigation by the Pasadena Police Department.