Arlington Teen Charged in Murder of Relative

Arlington County police say a 17 year old has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a relative. 

Officers were called to the 100 block of South Glebe Road  Saturday night and found the teen suffering from minor injuries. A medic unit later found a man suffering from numerous stab wounds at the intersection of South Glebe Road and Third Street South.

The man with serious injuries, Dennis Adams, 46, of Arlington, Virginia, was taken to George Washington University Hospital Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the young man gave investigators a detailed account of what happened. Detectives found a number of inconsistencies in his statements, as well as other evidence, which led them to believe his story was not true.

Detectives determined the stabbing resulted from a dispute in the 3600 block of 3rd Street South and charged the 17-year-old relative of the victim with murder and stabbing while committing a felony.

Neighbors told News4's Meagan Fitzgerald the suspect is the victim's son.

The suspect has not been identified by police.

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