Philadelphia Man Allegedly Murdered His Father, Stuffed Body In Freezer, Authorities Say

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Source: Philadelphia Police Department; UNSPLASH

Jan. 16 2023, Published 11:05 a.m. ET

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A Philadelphia man is accused of killing his father and then putting his body in a freezer.

Jack Dinh, 27, has been arrested and charged with the murder of 54-year-old Thi Dinh after family responding to a home for a wellness check found the victim's body in a freezer in the basement around 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 23, WTXF-TV reported.

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The suspect also faces charges of abuse of a corpse and possessing instruments of crime in connection with the grisly murder case.

Police said there was a knife and a large amount of blood in the basement near where Jack Dinh's father was located face down in the freezer, sources told WTXF-TV.

According to reports, the victim reportedly had a bag over his head.


Jack Dinh was booked into the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, where he was being held without bail.

Police have not released a possible motive for the crime.


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