Another senseless burst of violence….
Jerome Marlowe Jr., 43, was arrested after he fatally stabbed his father, Jerome Marlowe Sr., and critically wounded his 31-year-old sister in their home in the 4100 block of Chatham Road in Baltimore Thursday night.
Jerome Marlowe Jr. admitted to stabbing his father and sister in self-defense during an argument inside the home. He told police he got into an argument when his sister about being too noisy and leaving lights on in the house, WBAL-TV reports.
Marlowe Jr. told investigators he went to the kitchen to get a knife after his sister threw a vase at him. On the way to her room, his father stepped in front of him and threatened to kill him if he didn’t stop fighting with his sister, so he stabbed his dad multiple times and then stabbed his sister. She managed to run to a neighbor’s house to get help.
Jerome Marlowe Jr. was charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and violations for dangerous weapons.