Suspect Cops Plea in Elderly Woman's Death

Akron, OH - New developments in the death of a 79-year-old Akron woman.

Officials say Gene Kostar pleaded guilty to several charges related to the death of Margaret Bornstein - including involuntary manslaughter and domestic violence.

Police tell 19 Action News Kostar attacked his live-in partner on March 22nd of this year - Bornstein suffered from a skull fracture and broken neck.

Kostar had claimed she fell down the stairs, but the coroner ruled her injuries were a result of blunt impact to the head.

The 47-year-old will spend 10-years in prison as part of his plea deal.