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Durham Man Found Stabbed to Death

Posted March 3, 2007 2:37 p.m. EST
Updated March 3, 2007 7:44 p.m. EST

— Durham police found a 62-year-old man stabbed to death Friday afternoon, but officials believe he may have been dead for several days.

Officers were dispatched to a cardiac arrest call at a rooming house at 809 Park Ave. around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. When they arrived, they found David Clifford Cates dead in his room.

No motive has been determined and no charges have been filed at this time, according to police.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Sgt. J.N. Cates or Investigator A. Gill at (919) 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.