Posted: Saturday 31st May 2014 at 19:40 pm

Ex-Con Slaughtered Father With Machete

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An Ohio man who once served 11 months for assault is accused of chopping up his dad with a machete.

Police in Heath say Adam Runyons Jr., 32, called a relative Thursday and confessed to slaughtering his father, 51-year-old Adam Runyons Sr. The victim’s 4-year-old son was reportedly in the home at the time of the fatal attack.

Investigators discovered the bloody weapon in a sink, where they also found the victim’s body, according to the Associated Press.

It is not clear what the victim’s 4-year-old son saw or heard. The boy is safe and staying with family, according to the Coshocton Tribune.

Neighbors say Runyons Jr. had moved in with his father about a month ago after he was released from prison, the Columbus Dispatch reports. He had served 11 monthsfor assaulting a peace officer and falsification.

Runyons Jr. faces a preliminary charge of murder. His bond was set at $2 million.



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