West Hollywood stabbing: Suspect accused of killing own father, wounding mother and sister

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
West Hollywood stabbing: Man killed, 2 others injured
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A homicide investigation is underway in West Hollywood after a stabbing left a man dead and two others injured.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A man allegedly stabbed his own father to death in West Hollywood and wounded his mother and sister, investigators say.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a call of a man with a knife in the 8700 block of Shoreman Drive about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

One man was found dead at the scene from stab wounds.

Two women also suffered stab wounds and were transported to a nearby hospital. One woman, identified as the suspect's mother, was treated and released for superficial wounds. The other victim, a woman in her 30s believed to be the suspect's sister, was described as being in serious condition.

A suspect identified as Jose Emanuel Raselbach, 34, was arrested and booked for murder and is being held on $2 million bail.

Sheriff's deputies say the man who died was the suspect's father.

A knife was recovered at the scene.

Deputies are still investigating the possible motive and circumstances that led to the stabbing.