Hatchet Homicide in Hamilton

     Sixty-two year old male, David Brown, was allegedly stabbed with a hatchet by his son (24) on Monday, January 2nd in Hamilton, Virginia. The son, Angus Brown, has been apprehended and charged with second-degree homicide after the father was found “suffering life threatening injuries” according to a Loudoun County press release.

A photo of crime scene tape. (Creative Commons)

     David Brown was pronounced dead at the scene, while deputies arrested Angus Brown without altercations. The authorities “believe that it was an argument that escalated, but they are still unsure as it’s still early in the investigation,” explained spokesperson Sam Senounda to The Washington Post.