Son Admits To Killing Father

February 6, 2008

On February 6, 2008 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Mesa Police responded to 125 S. 56th Street in reference to a possible shooting incident.

Mesa Police received a 9-1-1 call from a male, who was later identified as Hughstan Schlicker, stating he was 15 years of age and he just "shot and killed his father." When police arrived on scene, Hughstan was on the telephone with police and was advised to contact officers who were waiting outside the residence. Hughstan was taken into custody without incident.

Furthermore, police entered the residence and located a male who was later identified as Theodore Schlicker, 49, father of Hughstan Schlicker. Theodore was pronounced deceased on scene.

Mesa Police will charge Hughstan with 1st degree murder. Detectives are actively working this investigation. New information will be released as it becomes available.



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