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Raleigh man charged with stabbing roommate to death

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Gavin Joseph Zacherl, 31, is charged with murder in connection with the death of 28-year-old Andrew Jay Tongate. Gavin Joseph Zacherl, 31, is charged with murder in connection with the death of 28-year-old Andrew Jay Tongate.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

A Raleigh man has been charged with murder after a man he lived with died from multiple stab wounds Saturday morning.

Gavin Joseph Zacherl, 31, is charged with murder in connection with the death of 28-year-old Andrew Jay Tongate.

Officers were dispatched to the Bridgeport Apartments complex Saturday at 6:40 a.m. after receiving a call that a man had suffered stabbing injuries that were said to be self-inflicted.

Tongate was located in the apartment and transported to WakeMed, where he later died.

On Monday, police arrested Zacherl, who lived in the apartment with Tongate, after a follow-up investigation.

Zacherl was placed in the Wake County Detention Center.

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