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Florida man fatally stabbed father during argument, deputies say

Posted at 8:39 AM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 08:39:27-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 41-year-old fatally stabbed his father during an argument.

Orange County Sheriff's officials say the son was trying to leave the home as deputies arrived late Tuesday night. Inside, they found the man's 70-year-old father, who had been stabbed multiple times. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Deputies said the younger man had blood on his clothes.

The son was detained by deputies. The sheriff's office hasn't said what caused the argument or whether the son has been arrested. The names of the father and son haven't been released.

An investigation continues.