NC man accused of killing his former boss

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on December 31, 2012 at 7:35 AM

DUNN, N.C. (AP) -- Harnett County authorities accuse a 56-year-old man of robbing and killing his former boss. 

The sheriff's office says James Davis is charged with murder in the death of 76-year-old Charles Stewart. Additional charges are pending.  

Sheriff Larry Rollins accuses Davis of breaking into Stewart's home in Dunn about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, and beating Stewart and his wife before fleeing with guns, jewelry and cash. 

Deputies responding to a 911 call found Stewart dead outside. Stewarts' injured, 62-year-old wife was found inside and taken to Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital. 

Davis was found at an abandoned home in Clinton about 7:45 p.m. The Stewarts' stolen van was also there. 

Rollins says Davis used to work for Stewart before he was let go about a year ago.
 

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