2008-10-23 / Local & State

Pa. Father Jailed, Police Say He Stabbed Son, 19

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) - A Pittsburgh man is jailed on charges he fatally stabbed his son after an argument in the man's home.

Police say 57-year-old Gordon McGowan Sr. was sitting in the kitchen Saturday night with his wife and their son, 19-year-old Gordon Jr. who lives in McKeesport.

As the father went upstairs to go to bed, police say his son followed his father upstairs and said he wanted to talk. That's when the boy's mother says she heard a dispute and her son yelling "he stabbed me.''

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner says the victim died from blood loss from stab wounds in the aorta and left lung.

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