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Roseville Man Dies of Stab Wounds Allegedly Inflicted by His Son

Posted May 8th, 2014 @ 6:54pm by KFBK News

An elderly Roseville man has died of injuries he suffered in a stabbing attack on Tuesday.

Lonnie Burke, 85, died Wednesday at Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

His son, 55-year-old Patrick Burke, has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his father and the attempted murder of a peace officer.

During the dispute on Tuesday, Roseville police allege Patrick Burke lunged at the first officer arrived on scene of the dispute and tried to attack him.

The officer fired at the suspect, injuring him.

Patrick Burke remains hospitalized under police guard. 

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