Politics & Government

Son held in slaying of Durham man

A 35-year-old man is facing charges in the killing ofhis father, who was found dead in his Durham home last week.

Police arrested Cheo Burroughs of Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday afternoon and charged him with murder in the death of William Burroughs.

Police were responding to a cardiac arrest call last Sunday when they found William Burroughs, 64, lying on the floor of his house at 617 Red Cedar Circle just after 11 a.m.

Burroughs was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.