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77-year-old NC woman found stabbed to death in home

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DENVER, N.C. — A 77-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in her home in Lincoln County Sunday afternoon.

Deputies were called to the residence on Beth Haven Church Road in Denver at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday for a possible unattended death.

The victim’s son-in-law, who lives next door, stopped at the home to take out her trash and noticed the sliding door to the mobile home open. He discovered the body inside on a hospital-style bed.

The name of the victim will not be released until all family members are notified.

Read more: WSOC