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Missing 78-year-old NC man found buried in shallow grave; 2 charged with murder

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – Two brothers were charged in the killing of a 78-year-old Catawba County man.

Benny Daniels, 78, was last seen at his home near 18th Street Northwest in Long View.

His body was discovered Wednesday in a shallow grave on his property in the woods.

Brothers Thomas and Rodney Ball were charged with murder.

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