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NC man accused of stabbing 83-year-old father to death

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FRANKLINTON, N.C. — A North Carolina man is accused of stabbing his elderly father to death, WTVD reports.

At about 2:50 p.m. on Sunday, 43-year-old John Morgan reported his dad’s Franklinton home was broken into. Upon arrival, officers found 83-year-old Richard Morgan Jr. inside the home with multiple stab wounds.

After further investigation, police determined John Morgan lied and charged him with murder.

Police say there was a history of domestic violence between the two.

John Morgan was arrested and is expected to be in court Monday.