NJ man, 54, accused of fatally stabbing dad, 82, in shared apartment

Hopewell Township Police vehicle
Hopewell Township Police vehicle Photo credit Hopewell Township Police via Facebook

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) — A 54-year-old New Jersey man was arrested for allegedly killing his 82-year-old father in their apartment, authorities said Wednesday.

The Hopewell Township man, Joelle Jackson, was charged with murder and weapons offenses in the death of Ishmael Jackson, police said.

Cops were called to the Denow Road apartment around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with reports of a man stabbed. Responding officers found Ishmael on the kitchen floor with multiple stab wounds.

Ishmael was pronounced dead at the scene. Joelle was later arrested after an investigation, officials said.

A motive for the killing has not yet been released.

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