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Pa. teen accused of killing grandparents

PITTSBURGH — A 13-year-old fatally shot his grand­parents in their home because he was upset that they called his mother a whore and ‘‘were speaking poorly about her,’’ State Police said in charges filed Tuesday.

Zachary James Proper of Oil City was charged with criminal homicide for the weekend shootings of Dorothy and George Fross.

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