Bayfield Co. Man Charged With Homicide After Killing Own Parents

Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 10:30 am

The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 44-year-old man was charged with killing his parents after attacking them in a Bayfield County apartment last Saturday.

According to the AP, prosecutors have charged Jim Crain. Jr with two counts of first degree intentional homicide. Crain is accused of killing both his father and mother, 79-year-old Jim Crain and 76-year-old Eunice Crain of Iron River.

The complaint states an emergency call was made at around 6pm on Saturday, as Eunice Crain reported to authorities that her son was beating both her and her husband.

Authorities would arrive to find both parents dead on the floor. Crain Jr. was allegedly found in the bathroom with a blood-covered butcher knife next to him.

The complaint also says theĀ  suspect was found with wounds on his neck and wrists, apparently self-inflicted.

Crain remains hospitalized and in an induced coma.

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