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A New Jersey man is accused of killing his 89-year-old grandmother, who was found dead at her home in August, authorities said Tuesday.

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Shawn H. Gonzalez, 39, of Carteret, was charged with murder in connection with the Aug. 27 death of Dolores Babij, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Babij died a month short of her 90th birthday, according to her obituary.

Carteret police were called to a residence at about 4 a.m. on Aug. 27, reported.

Authorities said they found Babij dead in a chair, according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office.

Detectives said, “Babij was assaulted and killed by Gonzalez earlier that morning,” reported.

Authorities did not release any information about a cause of death or a motive for Babij’s death, the website reported.