El Mirage man gets prison for fatally stabbing dad - | WBTV Charlotte

El Mirage man gets prison for fatally stabbing dad

Albert Arias (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Albert Arias (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

An El Mirage man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his father has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Maricopa County prosecutors say 47-year-old Albert Rodriguez Arias was sentenced Wednesday.

Arias was arrested last April on suspicion of first-degree murder and originally pleaded not guilty in the case.

He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Jan. 11.

Police found 76-year-old Pete Arias bleeding from six stab wounds at his home in El Mirage, located west of Phoenix. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Court records show Albert Arias told police that he was tired of being abused by his father and he had "lost it" and stabbed him.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Man dies morning after shooting in east Charlotte

    Man dies morning after shooting in east Charlotte

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:35:48 GMT

    The incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of Wembley Drive, which is also Central Square Apartments Drive.

    More >>

    The incident happened just before 5:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of Wembley Drive, which is also Central Square Apartments Drive.

    More >>
  • Prominent Charlotte eye doctor tested positive for cocaine, state board says

    Prominent Charlotte eye doctor tested positive for cocaine, state board says

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:12:52 GMT
    Charlotte eye doctor Jonathan Christenbury tested positive for cocaine during a drug screening test in November, the N.C. Medical Board disclosed Friday. (Charlotte Observer file photo)Charlotte eye doctor Jonathan Christenbury tested positive for cocaine during a drug screening test in November, the N.C. Medical Board disclosed Friday. (Charlotte Observer file photo)

    Prominent Charlotte physician Jonathan Christenbury tested positive for cocaine during a drug screening test in November, the N.C. Medical Board disclosed Friday. Christenbury admitted to ingesting the drug in October to alleviate depression, according to a legal notice filed by the board.  

    More >>

    Prominent Charlotte physician Jonathan Christenbury tested positive for cocaine during a drug screening test in November, the N.C. Medical Board disclosed Friday. Christenbury admitted to ingesting the drug in October to alleviate depression, according to a legal notice filed by the board.  

    More >>
  • She said: It's time for Panthers to invest in secondary, starting in 2018 NFL draft

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:24:58 GMT

    Here's a revolutionary thought: The Carolina Panthers should invest in their secondary. And not with mid- to late-round picks or development projects, either. On April 26, the first night of the 2018 NFL Draft, Carolina should take a defensive back at No. 24. A day-one starter. A leader.  

    More >>

    Here's a revolutionary thought: The Carolina Panthers should invest in their secondary. And not with mid- to late-round picks or development projects, either. On April 26, the first night of the 2018 NFL Draft, Carolina should take a defensive back at No. 24. A day-one starter. A leader.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly