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Medical examiners release name of elderly woman shot in the head

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CORPUS CHRISTI -

The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has released the identity of an elderly woman who was shot and killed.

According to forensic examiner, the elderly shooting victim was 94-year-old Vivian Nelson.

Corpus Christi police say the victim was shot in the back of the head while sitting in a wheel chair. Medical examiners say she the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say her son, 75-year-old Leslie Charles Nelson, shot her.

Nelson also appeared in court Monday afternoon. He asked for a court appointed attorney.

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