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Autopsy: Durham woman stabbed 10 times in August murder

Posted October 14, 2013

— A Durham woman who was found dead in her home in August had been stabbed 10 times in her head, neck and shoulder, according to an autopsy report released Monday. 

The body of April Denise Mitchell, 49, was found on Aug. 31 after Kevin Jerome Murray, 51, went to a Durham police station to say he had stabbed her to death, the autopsy states.

Murray was charged with murder and placed in the Durham County jail without bond.

Police said Mitchell was renting a room in the home, at 810 Pauli Murray Place, from Murray. 


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