70-year-old man fatally stabbed in NYC apartment

July 20, 2010 3:37:09 AM PDT
Police say a New York City man fatally stabbed his 70-year-old father and then tried to kill himself.

The NYPD says the father, Fumitaka Kurita, was stabbed in the neck with a knife Monday night. His body was found in the dining room of the family's Manhattan apartment on West 87th Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side just before 7:30 p.m.

Police said Tuesday that the suspect, 33-year-old Julian Kurita, was arrested on murder and criminal possession of a weapon charges.

He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital with a stab wound to the wrist. He was listed in stable condition.


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