Son charged in death of Cary woman

Arnav Uppalapati (Courtesy: Raleigh-Wake City-County Bureau of Identification)

The Cary Police Department has made an arrest in the 2015 death of a woman in Cary.

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Nalini Tellaprolu's son called 911 December 17, 2015 to report finding the 51-year-old dead in their garage in the 2000 block of Roland Glen Road.

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Now, police say the son, 17-year-old Arnav Uppalapati, killed his mother.

Police have not said how Tellaprolu was killed, but the State Medical Examiner's Office has ruled that her death is a homicide.

Police investigate on Roland Glen Road in Cary.



Tellaprolu was getting ready to celebrate her 52nd birthday. She worked at Duke Medicine, according to neighbors who spoke with ABC11.

Arnav Uppalapati is charged with murder.

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