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A mother and daughter are in custody for the alleged murder of a 71-year-old grandmother whose decomposing remains were sniffed out by police after she had been dismembered with a chainsaw and burned on a charcoal grill.
Candace Craig, 44, is accused of killing her mother Margaret Craig and enlisting in the help of her 19-year-old daughter Salia Hardy to dispose of the body, according to Prince George's County police.
Officers on Friday conducted a welfare check on the matriarch at the Landover, Maryland, and immediately smelled the odor of decomposition.
They discovered 'what appeared to be brain matter' in open trash bags, according to gruesome details revealed in court documents obtained by WJLA on Monday.
Both Candace and Salia are in the custody of the Prince George's County Department of Corrections and face charges in Margaret Craig's death.
Candace Craig, 44, is accused of killing her mother Margaret Craig and enlisting in the help of her daughter Salia Hardy, 19, to dispose of the remains at their home in Landover, Maryland
Candace Craig's daughter Salia Hardy, 19, was charged with accessory after the fact