Father stabs 9-year-old son to death in McKinney

The McKinney Police Department has announced Capital Murder charges against a father in the stabbing death of his 9-year-old son.

At around 4:00pm, a resident in the 400 block of Anson Court called 9-1-1 to report a neighbor had arrived home to find her son unconscious at the residence.

First-arriving officers forced entry into the home and found a man in the act of self-harm. Police subdued him before he could cause additional injury to himself. As officers searched the residence, they located the 9-year-old boy in the garage. He was pronounced deceased from multiple stab wounds.

The suspect is currently undergoing treatment for his injuries. McKinney police have identified the suspect as the victim’s father. Police say Capital Murder charges are pending against him.

Detectives say this murder was an isolated domestic incident. There is no ongoing threat to the community.