TUCSON, Ariz. — A Pima County man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in
the stabbing death of his dad with a broken golf club.
County prosecutors say 35-year-old Brian Gene Harmon entered his plea Wednesday
and is facing a prison term of between seven and 21 years when he’s sentenced
The Arizona Daily Star says Harmon had been scheduled
to go to trial next week on a first-degree murder charge.
Authorities say 56-year-old Phillip Harmon was killed at his home on New Year’s
Prosecutors say Brian Harmon hit his father with a golf club and when it broke,
he stabbed him in the abdomen with it.
He then fled the scene, but was taken into custody after returning to his
Information from: Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azstarnet.com