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Loudonville teen accused of stabbing his father to death

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  Original Published: 8/29/2014

A 15-year-old Loudonville teen is in custody accused of stabbing his father to death.

Mitchell Kaufman, appeared in Ashland County Juvenile Court Friday morning for a detention hearing. He has been charged with aggravated murder and murder. Juvenile Court Judge Damian Vercillo ordered Kaufman to be transferred from the Richland County Juvenile Detention Facility to the Erie County Juvenile Detention Center.

According to a press release from the Loudonville Police Department,  at 11 a.m. Thursday, Loudonville Police were dispatched to 223 Middle Drive in regards to a reported stabbing. James Kaufman, 42, was found dead.

At the hearing Ashland County Prosecutor Chris Tunnell said James Kaufman and his wife got into an argument outside the family's residence. He said the teen intervened and stabbed his father with a knife in the chest.

 

   
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