Stabbing - Not knife used in story. Photo courtesy of Unsplash

A 24-year-old Irvine man was charged Wednesday with fatally stabbing his father.

Tyler Bernard Shipper was charged with murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon.

Shipper is accused of killing 69-year-old Bruce Shipper on Saturday, according to Irvine police.

Police and firefighters were dispatched to a residence on Windwood on Saturday morning. The caller said he was checking on his friend when he did not show up for work, but Tyler Shipper, who looked disheveled, would not let the friend in the home, police said.

Officers found the body when they arrived on the scene, police said.

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