Hedwig Village residents fearful after 79-year-old woman stabbed

Tonight there is a sense of fear and anger in an upscale community where a senior citizen was found brutally murdered yesterday.

Police say 79-year-old Janeil Hooten Bernard was found stabbed to death in her upscale Hedwig Village home on Capri Drive.  Bernard's body was discovered by a housekeeper at the home where she lived alone.

Police say the very active senior citizen likely knew her attacker because there was no forcesld entry into the house.

Investigators also say Bernard's red Cadillac was stolen, but was later discovered across town abandoned near 288 and Almeda Genoa.

Those who live in Hedwig Village say they can't believe someone murdered the senior.

Police say if you have any information on this case contact their department.