Elderly man killed, daughter assaulted in Rowan Co.

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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — An elderly man was found dead and his daughter assaulted at a home in Rowan County.

According to authorities, a family member found the two people outside a house at 6225 River Road, Richfield, around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The woman was taken to Stanly Memorial Hospital. The extent of her injuries is not known at this time.

Officials say a robbery may have also taken place at the residence.

Family members say the last time they saw the two victims was Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8700.