Man charged with stabbing father to death during argument in Metro East

Man charged with stabbing father to death during argument in Metro East

Man charged with stabbing father to death during argument in Metro East

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 3:53 PM

100 block of South 9th Street

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WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOV) – Police have charged a man who allegedly stabbed his father to death during an altercation in Wood River, Illinois on Friday.

Justin Thompson, 23, was charged with first-degree murder.

Police said Thompson was arguing with his father when he stabbed him at a home in the 100 block of South 9th Street around 10 a.m.

Authorities said the victim, 67, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additional details were not immediately available.

 

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