Man Reportedly Died of Natural Causes After Stabbing Mother 74 Times 

A man in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, reportedly died of natural causes after stabbing his mother 74 times inside her home.

Police say they believe 86-year-old Margaret Montgomery Gibson was killed by her son, 58-year-old Eric Dana Gibson on October 12, 2017. However, according to a newly released autopsy report, the coroner says that the suspect, Eric, died of natural causes shortly after stabbing her to death. 

Gibson was found with a knife in his hand and in a prone position next to his dead mother in the bathroom of their home. The official report says that he died of “hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease” with obesity listed as a contributing factor, but the manner of death was considered natural. Gibson had a history of schizophrenia. 

Source: Man died of natural causes after apparently stabbing mother 74 times in Chapel Hill home, autopsy says | abc11.com

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