MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man has been arrested after his father’s death was determined to be a homicide.
Detectives said they obtained a warrant on 36-year-old Jacob Kado for second degree murder.
Dennis Kado was found unresponsive at his home around 5 a.m. June 2.
Medical staff notified authorities of the extent of Dennis’ injuries, and he later died from those injuries at Saint Thomas West June 4.
An autopsy was performed, which ruled the death a homicide resulting from blunt force trauma.
Jacob had been arrested during the investigation on an unrelated charge and was being held in the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
He was developed as a suspect in his father’s homicide, according to detectives. Jacob was the one who contacted officials about his father being unresponsive.
Authorities said evidence was collected from Jacob’s home, and they added he provided them with information implicating him in this father’s death during an interview.
Jacob has been scheduled to appear in court July 6.