Fri. 1:30 p.m.: Woman dead in Niles home invasion

NILES – A Niles woman was killed during a home invasion just before 11 p.m. Thursday at 1626 Hiram St., where she and her husband were targeted by two white men, according to Niles police.

Arlene Fracas, 74, was dead at the bottom of her basement stairs when police arrived, said acting police chief Capt. Jay Holland.

There have been no arrests, and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting with the investigation.

The victim’s husband, Angelo Fracas, also was injured in the attack but was released from the hospital today.

This is a developing story. Check back here for more updates or read Saturday’s Tribune Chronicle.