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Virginia man stabs his father to death during domestic incident, police say

Source: Fairfax police; MEGA

May 24 2021, Published 5:55 p.m. ET

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A man in Virginia is accused of fatally knifing his father in a domestic incident, authorities said.

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According to the Fairfax Police Department, on May 22 just before 9 a.m., emergency dispatchers received a call for help from a condominium in Reston.

When officers responded to the scene to do a welfare check, they discovered Kenneth Jahelka, 66, suffering multiple stab wounds. He died at the scene.

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After a preliminary investigation, the victim’s 24-year-old son, Alexander Jahelka, who was present in the apartment when police arrived, was booked on a second-degree murder charge.

The suspect is being held without bond.

Fairfax County Police are asking anyone with information to call the department's Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).


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