NC teen allegedly kills grandfather with hatchet

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina teenager is facing charges after he allegedly attacked and killed his grandfather with a hatchet Monday night, according to WVTD.

When deputies arrived at the scene, 63-year-old Joseph Naulty was dead after being struck with the weapon.

The 15-year-old grandson, who was unnamed, has been charged with first-degree murder on a juvenile petition.

The teenager was taken to the juvenile detention center and has an Aug. 11 court date.

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