ACTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities say used scissors to stab his parents and girlfriend is now facing a murder charge after the death of his father.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Wednesday that 25-year-old Benjamin DiCristina was charged with murder after his father, 57-year-old John DiCristina died Sunday.READ MORE: Body Of Missing Swimmer Recovered From Hyde Park Pond
Benjamin DiCristina is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to charges including armed assault with intent to murder.
Prosecutors say Benjamin DiCristina was choking his girlfriend last Thursday in the family’s Acton home and his parents came to her aid.READ MORE: 'It's Really Disturbing': Harvard Student In Surfside, Florida Describes Scene Of Building Collapse
He has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.
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