Bustleton mother charged with killing disabled daughter

A 63-year-old woman was charged with murder in connection with the death of her adult daughter nearly year ago.

Yelena Nezhikhovskaya

A 63-year-old Bustleton woman was arrested Saturday and charged with murder in connection with the death of her adult disabled daughter nearly a year ago. 

Yulia Nezhikhovskaya, 32, was found dead on the afternoon of Dec. 17, 2018, inside a residence on the 9600 block of Bustleton Avenue, authorities said. Police said she was a quadripilegic. 

Her mother, Yelena Nezhikhovskaya, is facing charges of murder, drug delivery resulting in death, obstruction and false incrimination, according to court documents. 

Police did not release a motive or any additional information on the case. 6ABC reported that investigators believe Yelena gave her daughter a lethal dose of drugs and alcohol. ••