MSP: Man fatally stabs father in Cass County

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MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — An Indiana man was arrested in connection to the fatal stabbing of his father in Cass County, according to Michigan State Police.

Troopers were called around 8:30 p.m. Monday for a possible stabbing in the 16000 block of State Line Road in Mason Township, near the Indiana border.

When troopers arrived, they found a 59-year-old was dead from apparent stab wounds.

The suspect, a 32-year-old man Joseph Allan Craigo of Elkhart, Indiana, was arrested on scene. He was arraigned in the 4th District Court in Cassopolis on a charge of open murder.

The case remains under investigation.

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