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Warrant: Trail of blood led deputies to 74-year-old NC man found buried in yard

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MORGANTON, N.C. — New search warrants released detail the evidence uncovered after a slain elderly man was discovered buried in his backyard.

Deputies are still searching for whoever killed John Clark, 74, on Dec. 19.

A search warrant states the first deputies on the scene found a blood trail and drag marks coming out of the home.

A short time later, they found an area of the yard where someone had recently dug and covered it with leaves.

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