LILLINGTON, NC (AP) — Police have arrested a Lillington teen
in the death of an 82-year-old Army veteran who neighbors said was
trying to help the younger man.
The Fayetteville Observer reported Friday that 18-year-old
Matthew Robert Fogleman has been charged with first-degree murder
in the death of Andy Collins.
Collins was found stabbed and gasping for breath at his home
Wednesday evening by a neighbor who saw the victim’s car leave the
Collins died shortly after paramedics arrived.
He had served in Korea and Vietnam.
Collins’ relatives said Fogleman had done yard work for Collins
and was allowed to use his credit card.
Police located Fogleman with Collins’ car and arrested him about
7 a.m. Thursday. It wasn’t clear if he has an attorney.
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