Son Arrested for Father’s Death in Popular Bluff

A deadly stabbing is under investigation in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Police were called shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 to a home on the 1000 block of North Grave Avenue in reference to someone being stabbed. When officers arrived, they found 50-year-old Virgil Brown, Senior. lying on the floor. Police say Brown Senior suffered a cut to his chest. Brown Senior was transported to a hospital where he later died. Police say witnesses told detectives that Terry Brown pulled out a knife during an argument with his father, Virgil Brown Senior and the father was stabbed when he tried to take the knife away from his son. Police arrested 28-year-old Terry Brown and booked him into the Butler County Jail on charges of murder in the first degree, unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action charges.

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