Richfield man arrested for killing father

CREATED Dec 23, 2012

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RICHFIELD - A son in Washington County is under arrest after he confessed to killing his father late Friday.

Authorities say the 37-year-old suspect called the Washington County Sheriff's Department Friday night to admit he killed his dad at a house on Upland Drive in Richfield. The victim was 76.

The suspect and his dad lived at the home, which was owned by the father.

He's been arrested for first-degree intentional homicide.

No other arrests are expected.

The suspect is due in court Wednesday.

His name hasn't been released.