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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Charges filed against son who stabbed father in Raytown

For Immediate Release

Feb. 7, 2019

A 29-year-old Raytown man faces felony charges for the stabbing of his father with a sword in a Raytown residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Christopher J. Wilson, dob: 2/6/1990, faces Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*

According to court records, Raytown police were called to a residence on Gregory Lane in Raytown on Wednesday evening. Callers had informed police dispatch that the defendant had stabbed his father with a sword. The first Raytown police officer on scene encountered a man leaving the residence. He had a knife in his hand. The officer also observed a sword on the front porch. A woman inside yelled, "He stabbed him." The defendant was taken into custody, and an older man was found in the kitchen on the floor in a pool of blood. The victim told police that the defendant pushed him to the floor and stabbed him. The victim's wife also described the attack.

Prosecutors requested a $50,000 bond.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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