Charges dropped against man accused of murdering mother

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Murder charges have been dropped against a man accused of murdering his mother.

William Rainsberger had been charged with one count of murder in the case.

Rainsberger was arrested in May 2014 for the November 2013 murder of his 88-year-old mother.

Ruth Rainsberger was found unresponsive due to a head wound.

According to police, William Rainsberger had called 911 and said he found his mother lying on the floor near the entrance of her apartment. She was taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead the next morning.

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