Fil-Am convicted of manslaughter in father's death

ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Oct 20 2016 03:13 PM

CALIFORNIA – A 20-year-old Filipino-American was convicted of manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of his own father in West Covina.

A judge found Maverick Jacob Jimenez guilty of involuntary manslaughter and the use of a knife in the death of 49-year old Joey Alfred Jimenez August last year.

The younger Jimenez had previously been charged with murder, but pleaded no contest to a less severe crime under a plea agreement.

He faces a six-year prison term when he returns for sentencing on January 4.

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