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Raleigh man accused of fatally stabbing boyfriend

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Gavin Zacherl

Gavin Zacherl (WTVD Photo / Courtesy: Raleigh Police Department)

A Raleigh man has been accused of stabbing his boyfriend to death.

Police say Gavin Zacherl, 31, called 911 on Saturday and said his boyfriend had been doing meth and stabbed himself in the chest.

Andrew Tongate, 28, was rushed to WakeMed where he was pronounced dead.

Zacherl, who lived with Tongate, in an apartment in the 4100 block of Lake Lynn Drive is now charged with murder.

He is being held in the Wake County jail.

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