Son arrested in stabbing death of 75-year-old father

THE BRONX - Police say they have arrested the son of a 75-year-old man found stabbed to death inside his Laconia Avenue apartment this morning.

They say Elbert Vanderpool was taken to Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in The Bronx, where doctors pronounced him dead.

The victim's son, Kevin Vanderpool, was also found at the scene with stab wounds to his arms, according to authorities. They say he was also taken to the hospital and is expected to be OK.

Vanderpool is now facing manslaughter and murder charges.

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