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A Texas Man Stabbed His Dad to Death on Father's Day. Now, He'll Spend the Rest of His Life Behind Bars.

Source: Texarkana police

Jun. 16 2024, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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A Texas man is serving life behind bars after he recently admitted to fatally stabbing his dad to death on Father’s Day.

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According to reports, around 1:30 a.m. on June 19, 2022, police in Texarkana, Texas, responded to a murder at a home.

Police said that Michael Paxton, 65, was found dead at the scene, and his wife was rushed to the hospital for treatment of wounds she sustained in the attack.

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The couple’s son, Shaun Paxton, was arrested at the scene.

The Texarkana Gazette reported that Shaun Paxton, now 44, pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault on a family member. A judge later ordered him to serve two life sentences in connection with the crime.

According to the outlet, police were unable to determine a motive for the stabbings.


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