Son killed months after mother's murder

February 26, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
In Orange County, a man killed is the son of a woman murdered last year.

Deputies found Gabriel Jacobs inside a wrecked pick-up on NC 86 around midnight Tuesday.

At first, officials thought it was just a crash, but soon realized he had been shot. Jacobs later died.

In November, someone shot and killed his mother Eva during a home invasion.

Deputies charged two people in that case, but a judge let both men go --after a key witness never showed up in court.

Investigators will not say if the mother and son's murders are connected.