Police: North Carolina man stabbed grandmother to death
BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A 25-year-old North Carolina man has been charged with stabbing his grandmother to death.
The Burlington Police Department said in a news release that authorities came Monday to the Burlington home of 71-year-old Cynthia Ziller and found her body. They say they determined she had been slain by stabbing.
Early Wednesday, police say they arrested her grandson, 25-year-old Nathan Jeremiah Ziller, who lives in nearby Graham.
Police say that he has been charged with first-degree murder. The motive for the killing wasn’t immediately clear.
Ziller was being held without bond. Lt. Nick Wright said police didn’t know if he had an attorney.