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Man charged with stabbing father to death in downtown St. Louis hotel

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(KMOV) -- A man has been charged after stabbing his father to death inside a downtown St. Louis hotel room.

Craig Smith, 40, has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

The stabbing happened just after midnight inside the Mark Twain Hotel, at Ninth and Pine.

Authorities said when St. Louis police arrived on the scene they found Felton Smith, 67, stabbed to death.

Craig Smith turned himself in while police were investigating. He was taken to a local hospital in handcuffs and appeared to be scratched and bloody.

 

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