Police unsure why 22-year-old man stabbed father to death in their Oakland County home

76-year-old man murdered in Commerce Township home

Police tape at a crime scene. (WDIV)

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police aren’t sure why a 22-year-old man stabbed his father to death inside their Oakland County home.

The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday (March 29) at a house in the 3400 block of Sutton Road in Commerce Township.

When Oakland County deputies arrived, they said a 22-year-old man told them where in the home they could find his 76-year-old father.

His father had been stabbed multiple times. Paramedics tried to save his life, but he was pronounced dead.

Police arrested the 22-year-old and took him to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries, according to authorities.

A motive for the murder is not yet clear, deputies said.

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