A 29-year-old man is in custody after police said he stabbed his father to death in a Cathedral City neighborhood Thursday morning.
Cathedral City Police were called to the 28000 block of Avenida Marquesa at around 7:39 a.m. Sgt. Larry Sanfillippo said a man called 911 to report his father was being stabbed by somebody at the home
A neighbor told a News Channel 3 videographer that a loud commotion was heard coming from the house where police were investigating.
Officers arrived on scene and the suspect, identified as a 29-year-old man from Cathedral City, was taken into custody without incident.
The male victim, identified as a 59-year-old from Cathedral City, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the victim will not be officially released until after family is notified.
According to a GoFundMepage set up by the family, the name of the man was Donzell Jones.
The Cathedral City Police Department is still seeking further assistance from the community – if you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact the Cathedral City Police Detectives at 760-770-0300 / Detective Sergeant Larry Sanfillippo at 760-770 0306, via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: cathedralcitypolice.com or email email@example.com.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call 1-(800)-78-CRIME (WWW.WETIP.com) or Crime Stoppers USA at: 1-(800)-222-TIPS. Some tips may be eligible for a cash reward.
A GoFundMe page has been set up by the family.
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