Man kills his grandmother after disagreement over TV show (video)

Clarence Newcomb 
By: Anika Rao 

(Scroll down for video) A man killed his grandmother after she refused to allow him to watch his favorite TV show, police in New York said in a statement.

The 25-year-old man was arrested Friday, after he told police that he killed his grandmother after a debate over what to watch on television.

Clarence Newcomb called 911 at 4:35 a.m. Friday. When police officers arrived at the house in Kings Park, Long Island, where the two have lived for years, police found 82-year-old Kathleen Newcomb dead in the living room.

Clarence Newcomb told police that he physically assaulted his grandmother and did not use a gun. He has lived with his grandmother since he was 3 years old, according to a police spokesperson.

There was no history of domestic violence, the spokesperson added. Police said that they do not know over which television show they were fighting over.

Clarence Newcomb was to be charged by the prosecution on Friday, but it was delayed when he was sent to a hospital with various health problems, according to the police spokesperson.