Man stabs parents to death using samurai swords

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A 39-year-old man stabbed his parents to death Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.

Police said it happened at a home in the 3100 block of Pheasant Drive. According to DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander, the man, identified as Calvin Ray Jr., apparently used samurai swords to fatally stab his parents around noon.

Ray fled the scene in a family vehicle but was later arrested at Chapel Park. Alexander said authorities have recovered the weapons allegedly used in the stabbing.

Police have released no motive.

WTSP learned that Ray has a criminal record dating back to 1998 for two misdemeanors. In 2007 he was arrested twice for felony aggravated assault. It's not known how those cases were adjudicated.


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