Alabama man fatally stabs father in trailer park, victim sought help with throat sliced open: report

alabama man stabs father multiple times killing him in trailer park stabbing
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Aug. 26 2021, Published 12:30 p.m. ET

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An Alabama man stabbed his father multiple times, and the victim tried to go to a neighbor for help with his throat slice opened, according to a report.

The son has now been charged in connection the victim's murder.

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Around 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 24, residents in a Mobile, Alabama, trailer park said they heard a scream as Joshua Brown, 47, and his 21-year-old son, Jagger Clark, were fighting, according to authorities.

The Mobile Police Department said Clark stabbed his dad multiple times, killing him.

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A neighbor told Fox10 News the victim tried to run and scream for help, but his injuries were too severe.

"Another neighbor told us that the guy and his son were fighting, drugs were possibly involved with the son and he slit his throat open,” a woman said to Fox10 News.

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Investigators are not giving out many official details about what happened or led up to the deadly stabbing, police said.

“He ran over to a neighbor’s house across the street for help and when we got there like within a matter of minutes he was gone, by the time they got on the phone with somebody,” a neighbor told Fox10.

Clark was arrested and charged with murder and is set to face a judge for the first time on Aug. 26, officials said.

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