Texas dad allegedly shot son, had ‘father-son’ talk before stabbing him to death
DEER PARK, Texas -- A Texas father pushed to the breaking point by his adult son's behavior allegedly snapped, killing the 27-year-old -- but not before having a "father-son" talk with the victim as he lay bleeding Sunday morning, prosecutors said. Sherman Shirley Fricks, 68, of Deer Park, has been charged with first-degree felony murder in the death of his son, Sherman Fricks Jr., according to the Houston Chronicle.