Man in custody over parents’ stabbing in Fairfax County

A Virginia man is suspected of stabbing his mother and father in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, Virginia, Tuesday morning.

The stabbing happened around 7 a.m. Tuesday in the 6000 block of Sweet Pea Court near Franconia Road, in the same neighborhood as Edison High School and Franconia Elementary School.

Officers found a 64-year-old man and 54-year-old woman suffering from upper body stab wounds, Lt. Stephen Wallace with the Major Crimes Bureau said.

They were transported to an area hospital, where they remained in stable condition Tuesday morning.

The suspect — the couple’s adult son — left the scene, and was later apprehended by Fairfax County police and state troopers.

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