FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A Farmbrook man was charged in the murder of his father Tuesday.

Credit: Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home in the 7000 block of Hames Court for a welfare check around 4:15 p.m.

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Sean Christopher Shifflett, 33, met officers outside and admitted he got into a physical fight with his father, 66-year-old Terry Lynn Shifflett. Terry was dead inside a bedroom.

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Deputies detained Sean Shifflett and took him to the Frederick County Law Enforcement Center for questioning. He was then charged with first-degree murder and transported to Frederick County Adult Detention Center.

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CBS Baltimore Staff