Son charged with murder in death of Franklinton man

FRANKLINTON, North Carolina (WTVD) -- A Franklinton man has been charged with murder after his father was found dead in his home on Sunday.

Police said John Morgan, 43, reported his dad was a victim of a home invasion around 2:50 p.m. but further investigation found that was not true.

Richard Morgan Junior, 83, was found inside the home with multiple stab wounds, officers said.

According to police, there was a history of domestic violence between the father and son.

John Morgan is in custody and is expected to make an appearance in court on Monday.


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