Teenager arrested in Johnson County; accused of killing both parents in Watauga County, NC


A 17-year-old was arrested in Johnson County, TN for the death of his parents in Watauga County, NC. 

According to the Watauga County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a call on the 1100 block of Orchard Road in Deep Gap, NC around 10:30 Wednesday night. 

While on the scene, deputies found the bodies of 43-year-old Jeffrey David Borlase and 44-year-old Tanya Mae Borlase.

Their son, 17-year-old Tristan Noah Borlase, was arrested in Johnson County, TN and charged with murder. 

The investigation remains open at this time. 

News Channel 11 is working to confirm more information on this story. Check for updates on air and online at WJHL.com. 

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