- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) - A Mount Airy man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his father after an argument.

Thirty-two-year-old Joseph Wesley Pine was sentenced Friday in Carroll County Circuit Court. The Carroll County Times reports (https://bit.ly/1wCU3rh) that he had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the slaying of his father, 63-year-old Michael Pine.

Police said the Pines were fighting at the elder Pine’s home on Sept. 2, 2013. Police say the elder Pine was stabbed at least 22 times.

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Information from: Carroll County Times of Westminster, Md., https://www.carrollcounty.com/


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