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Man held without bond in fatal stabbing of his father

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Mason C. Johnson / photo from Cook County Sheriff's office

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Updated: March 26, 2013 1:36AM



Mason Johnson, 24, was ordered held without bond Monday, charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his father, Kenneth Johnson at his Morgan Park home Sunday night, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office website.

He’s accused of killing his father during a domestic dispute at the home in the 11400 block of South Rockwell at 2:47 a.m. Sunday, authorities said. Mason Johnson lives on the same block.

Kenneth Johnson, 49, was an aviation security officer and shift supervisor at O’Hare International Airport, according to Chicago Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride. An autopsy Monday found that he had died of multiple stab wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Mason Johnson was at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, recovering from injuries he sustained during the altercation.

Mason Johnson was scheduled to appear in court Thursday at Branch 66, 2600 S. California Ave.



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