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Man Turns Himself in After Stabbing His Mother to Death (And Stabbing His Dog, Too)

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A man called police this morning to report that he had just stabbed his mother to death.Daniel Pope, 28, of Azusa made the call around 9 am this morning, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported. Dispatchers were able to convince the man to stay home and surrender to police.

Officers found out that a dog at the home had also been stabbed. It was taken into the custody of the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society, police said.

There were few other details about the stabbing. This has been (at least) the second parricide this week in Los Angeles county.