A Few Clouds
69°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Chicago man charged in father’s stabbing death

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – A 24-year-old Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his father over the weekend on the city's South Side.

Mason Johnson was charged Monday.

Police spokesman Mike Sullivan says Johnson was being treated for injuries in the altercation with his father, which took place before dawn Sunday.

His father, Kenneth Johnson, was stabbed multiple times at his home and died later at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

Do you agree with the County Board's decision to turn away state funding that could have been used to help the uninsured?
Yes
No