Police: Son stabs, kills father in Durham

Donald Fields Jr., 23 (image courtesy Durham police)

Durham police are investigating after they say a father was stabbed to death by his son Sunday afternoon.

It happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of Marquis Drive.

When officers arrived, they found a man, 54-year-old Donald Fields Sr. of Durham, with multiple stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later, police said.

Authorities arrested Donald Fields Jr., 23, of Durham Sunday evening and charged him with murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator W. Thomson at (919) 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.



A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay for the father's funeral expenses. Click here for more information.
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