Officials: East Texas man dies after son slashed his throat

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This photo provided by the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office, in Nacogdoches, Texas, shows Blake Foxworth. On Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, authorities said Foxworth has been charged with murder after they say he stabbed his 53-year-old father several times and slashed his throat. (Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — An East Texas man has been charged with murder after authorities say he stabbed his 53-year-old father several times and slashed his throat.

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that Blake Foxworth, 30, had been charged with murder after George Foxworth died Friday at a hospital.

The sheriff’s office said that on Thursday, Blake Foxworth had called 911 to say he had stabbed his father during an argument.

When deputies arrived at the Nacogdoches home the two shared, they found the father on the couch and covered in blood.

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