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Eviction Led To Killing And Fire, Investigators Say

Posted May 18, 2005 11:44 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police now think an eviction attempt motivated a double shooting and mobile home fire last month.

Investigators say Nathanial Winters went over to his sister-in law's house to help Karen Winters tell Bernard Sanford he had to move out.

Police say Sanford shot both of them, then set the home on fire.

Nathaniel Winters died from a single gunshot to the head. Karen Winters survived.

Sanford is now charged with murder, arson and assault.