EATONTON, Ga -- Police have arrested a man in connection with the strangulation and drowning death of a 63-year-old Eatonton woman earlier this month.

Frank Don Causey, 26, is facing charges that he killed Lydia Ivanditti on Dec. 2, 2016. Ivanditti's body was found by police who were checking on her welfare at the request of her family.

On Tuesday, police ruled Ivanditti died from the combined effects of strangulation and drowning.

Police say Causey, from Memphis, TN, was an acquaintance of Ivanditti's who had been living in Eatonton for several years.

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