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Moses Lake man arrested in fatal stabbing of son, 20

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MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Moses Lake Police say a 52-year-old man has been arrested on investigation of fatally stabbing his son during a fight over the weekend.

KXLY reports that 20-year-old Dakota Faircloth died of his injuries Monday.

Police say the two men argued Saturday night and that the son reportedly threw something at his father, leaving a gash on his forehead. A physical fight followed and police believe the father cut the son’s throat.

Dakota Faircloth was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. A woman in the home was treated for a cut to her hand.

Jeffrey Faircloth was treated at the hospital before he was booked into Grant County Jail.