Son under arrest for allegedly stabbing dad in Georgetown Wednesday

A 32-year-old man allegedly fatally stabbed his father inside a Georgetown residence Wednesday night.

Police have charged Peter Spencer with first-degree murder while armed for the death of his father, 71-year-old Harrison Spencer. Police responded to the residence in the 1600 block of 33rd Street, NW, at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. They found Harrison Spencer’s lifeless body inside, marked with what appeared to be stab wounds.

Peter Spencer is expected to be presented in D.C. Superior Court Thursday.


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