DC Man Charged With Stabbing Father to Death, Police Say

A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged in the stabbing death of his father.

David Blakeney, 53, was found dead inside a home on the 1200 block of Stevens Road SE at 10 a.m. April 17. Police say he had been stabbed several times. 

On Tuesday, police arrested his son, 26-year-old David Blakeney Jr. and charged him with second-degree murder.

Police have not revealed a motive. The younger Blakeney is expected to appear in court on Wednesday. It's unclear if he has a lawyer.

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