Man faces first-degree murder charge in father’s stabbing death
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A man faces a first-degree murder charge after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing his father to death.
Officers responded at about 6:43 Thursday night to the family’s residence at 503 Night Hawk Drive. Christopher Eugene Roberts, 52, had been stabbed.
The victim was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The victim’s son, Corey Roberts, 20, was arrested at the scene.
He is in custody at the New Hanover County detention facility.
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