Son accused of murdering his own father & # 39; after he was discovered by gunshot wounds & # 39;

Son is accused of killing his own father & # 39; after his mother discovered her husband who was covered with a blanket in the washroom with gunshot wounds to the head & # 39;

  • Ruben Jackson Sr., 60, was reportedly discovered by his wife under a blanket
  • She had gone to the basement to do the laundry in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jackson Sr. did not respond and suffered multiple gunshot wounds
  • Ruben Jackson Jr., 27, admitted that he had killed his father, the police said

Ruben Jackson Jr., 27, has been accused of murdering his own father

Ruben Jackson Jr., 27, has been accused of murdering his own father

A man has been accused of murdering his father after he was discovered that he was covered with a blanket with gunshot wounds to the head, police in Baltimore say.

Ruben Jackson Jr., 27, confessed to killing Ruben Jackson Sr. 60, the police said after being called to the block on Halwyn Avenue around 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Reports revealed that Jackson Sr.'s wife discovered her husband in a pool of blood covered with blankets when she entered the basement to do laundry, WBAL reported.

& # 39; He tried to hide his crime by dragging [his father] through the kitchen and down into the basement, & # 39; uploaded documents obtained by the Baltimore Sun.

The police arrived at the 5800 block of Halwyn Avenue at Jackson Sr. found unresponsive and suffered several gunshot wounds in the head, the report said.

Jackson Jr. was reportedly also found with a bullet in his pocket.

Witnesses told the police that they had heard a family argument the day before the murder.

Central Booking Intake Facility in downtown Baltimore, where Jackson Jr. was taken after his arrest

Central Booking Intake Facility in downtown Baltimore, where Jackson Jr. was taken after his arrest

Central Booking Intake Facility in downtown Baltimore, where Jackson Jr. was taken after his arrest

& # 39; Some had reported having heard some argument the night before. And in the course of the investigation, in this case we spoke to the suspect who admitted to having killed the victim, & Detective Jeremy Silbert told Fox.

Jackson Jr. was arrested and taken to the Central Booking Intake Facility in downtown Baltimore, where he was charged with first and second degree murder and assaulted first and second degree.

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