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Slain Mother Killed Days Ago, Fayetteville Police Believe

Posted January 22, 2006 7:17 a.m. EST

— Fayetteville authorities are investigating a homicide case they believe happened several days ago.

At about 2 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a call at

5529 Hedrick Drive

.

Authorities say Robert Zoltan-Kollat Adolph, 25, repeatedly struck his mother, Debra Kollat Adolph, in the head with an unknown object and then strangled her.

Adolph was arrested, charged with first-degree murder and put in the Cumberland County Jail. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday morning.