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UPDATE: Father charged with murder after stabbing son

Ricky Moore (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept.) Ricky Moore (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept.)
MANILA, AR (KAIT) -

A father accused of stabbing his son is now charged with murder.

Manila Police Chief James Skinner says Ricky Moore, 65, is accused of stabbing his 38-year-old son Adrian Moore.

Manila police went to the 300-block of Olympia Street around 9:30 p.m. Friday after getting a call about the stabbing.

Skinner said Adrian Moore was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The police chief said it appears that the stabbing centered around a domestic situation. 

Ricky Moore was charged with second-degree murder.

He is in the Mississippi County Jail and bond was set at $50,000 on Monday. 

Authorities are still investigating the stabbing. Anyone with information on the case can call Manila police at 870-561-4777.

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