PONTIAC (WWJ) – A 15-year-old boy from Pontiac has been taken into custody for the murder of his father in a home near M-59 and Martin Luther King.
The victim is identified as 40-year-old Leo Stewart. According to deputies, Stewart got into an argument with his son regarding the son’s involvement in gang activity.READ MORE: What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual Guide
When Stewart tried to stop his son from leaving the home, deputies say they teenager stabbed his father to death.READ MORE: Parole Denied For Don Miller Who Killed 4 Women In Lansing In The 1970s
Family members say the teenager was expelled from Pontiac schools a week ago due to behavioral problems.
He is currently being held at Oakland County Children’s Village pending charges.MORE NEWS: Michigan Court Seeks More From Whitmer About Abortion Ban Challenge
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard calls it a ” very sad and tragic” case.