• NC man charged, accused of stabbing grandmother to death

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    BURLINGTON, N.C. - A 25-year-old North Carolina man has been charged with stabbing his grandmother to death.

    The Burlington Police Department said in a news release that authorities came Monday to the Burlington home of 71-year-old Cynthia Ziller and found her body.

    Officers said they determined she had been stabbed to death.

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    Early Wednesday, police announced they arrested her grandson, 25-year-old Nathan Jeremiah Ziller, who lives in nearby Graham.

    Police said Nathan Ziller has been charged with first-degree murder. The motive for the killing wasn’t immediately clear.

    Ziller was being held without bond.

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