By CBSBoston.com Staff

LOWELL (CBS) — A Nashua, New Hampshire man accused of killing his own grandmother was arrested in Lowell Friday evening. Jacob Abraham, 27, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his grandmother, 71-year-old Cynthia Toupin.

The New Hampshire attorney general and Nashua police allege that Abraham caused his grandmother’s death “by causing blunt force trauma to her head and/or a puncture wound to her neck, manifesting an extreme indifference to the value of human life.”

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The Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Toupin Saturday.

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Abraham is also charged with being a fugitive from justice in Massachusetts and will be arraigned in Lowell District Court on Monday.

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CBSBoston.com Staff