East Windsor Woman Accused of Beating Mother-in-Law to Death, Arrested

A woman accused of beating her mother-in-law to death was taken arrested last night, according to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office. 

Tasneem Diwan was arrested after she was spotted at a bus terminal of the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City.

She has been charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.

According to authorities, police responded to a home on Mozart Court Tuesday after a 911 call.

Upon arrival, police found the body of 73-year-old Safia Diwan on the front office of a house around 7:30 p.m.

Further investigation, revealed that Tasneem Diwan used an unknown object to repeatedly beat Safia (her mother-in-law) over the head before fleeing.

Tasneem's bail was set at $1 million cash or bond by Mercer County Superior Court Judge Robert Billmeier.

The investigation is active and ongoing.