Texas Man Charged With Murder in Father's Stabbing 9/4/13
LAGO VISTA, Texas - A Central Texas man is jailed on a murder charge in
the stabbing death of his 83-year-old father.
A Travis County Sheriff's Office statement Tuesday said Robert Franco Jr. is
booked into the Travis County Jail in Austin with bond set at $300,000.
The stabbing death of Roberto Franco Sr. was reported shortly before 10 p.m.
Monday in the Lake Travis community of Lago Vista, 20 miles northwest of Austin.
According to the sheriff's office statement, a woman ran to the Lago Vista
police station and said her husband had killed his father. Officers went to the
house the three shared and found the elder Franco dead and his 52-year-old son
trying to move the body.
Jail records do not list an attorney for Franco.