Deceased ‘hoarder’ had ‘military’ grade weapons in High Point home

Posted: January 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

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HIGH POINT,  N.C. — High Point police are trying to figure out how one High Point man somehow owned high-powered explosives and weapons including grenades, anti-tank rockets and rifles.

Police discovered the weapons inside a home on the 600 block of Westchester Drive on Sunday. Police may never have found out they existed, except the resident’s neighbor called police upon finding the neighbor dead inside.

Police determined the 62-year-old man died from natural causes, but while inside, they noticed the weapons.

Capt. Mike Kirk with the High Point Police Department said they immediately called the bomb squad to come investigate and clear the area of all devices.

“It’s unusual to find this type of weapons all in one place with one person,” he said. “It’s certainly enough to raise our concerns. It’s certainly enough to be a danger. Right now we have got to get to the…

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