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Autopsy: Durham Man Died Of Strangulation

Posted August 3, 2005 10:51 a.m. EDT

— An elderly man found dead in his Durham home was strangled.

Police found Bonnie Daye's body in his Buxton Drive home back in June.

Neighbors say his body was wrapped in a bedspread that was tied up on both ends.

An autopsy report shows someone tied the 81-year-old up and strangled him with a belt.

Police have not made any arrests.