14-year-old arrested for stabbing father to death with spear

TERRYTOWN, La.  – A 14-year-old Louisiana boy was arrested, accused of stabbing his father to death with a spear Wednesday, Nov. 20, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The teen called deputies to a home in the 2100 block of Browning Lane in Tarrytown around 10 a.m. and told officers he had just stabbed his father, sheriff's officials said.

When deputies arrived, they found a 50-year-old man inside the home who had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

The officers arrested the victim's 14-year-old son and were able to identify the murder weapon, which the JPSO described as a spear.

The victim and the arrested suspect were not immediately identified.