SHOALS, Ind. - Prosecutors have filed murder charges against a southern Indiana for the knifing death of his adult son.
Martin County court documents say an autopsy found that 32-year-old Jonathan Tow of Shoals died from a stab wound to the neck that severed his carotid artery. Police arrested 60-year-old John Bruce Tow after he called 911 Sunday night to report his son's injury.
The Times-Mail reports the elder Tow told police that he swung the knife at his son trying to scare him after a daylong argument in the town about 40 miles southwest of Bloomington.
Authorities say the autopsy found more force was needed to inflict the neck wound than Tow described.
Tow has been jailed and it wasn't immediately clear whether he had an attorney.
Suspect, victim in murder-suicide identified
Police now know the identities of the two people shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide on the city's northeast side.
Stormy night gives way to cooler Monday
All Tornado Warnings in C. Indiana have been canceled, and fortunately no major damage has been reported after a stormy night in the state.
Pacers fall to Raptors in Game 7
The Indiana Pacers were ousted from the playoffs after being beaten by the Toronto Raptors in Game 7, 89-84.
PICS: Severe storms produce hail, ominous skies
Strong storms dumped hail as big as 3 inches and produced some scary looking skies.
Police investigating death of 10-year-old boy
Indianapolis police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy.