Woman claims self-defense in Marion murder

MARION, Ohio (WTVN) -- A Marion woman is facing murder charges after admitting she beat a man on the head with a pair of pliers.

Howard Biederman, 81,  was found dead in his Uncapher Avenue home on Wednesday.

But, according to police, 52-year-old Jackie Miller says she was just defending herself against Biederman's sexual advances. 

Miller is being held on one-million-dollars bail.

(NBC NewsRadio contributed to this story.)