A 59-year old man is charged with voluntary manslaughter after killing his daughter’s boyfriend in Charlotte. The report was published on Wednesday from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s police division. The victim was choked to death after assaulting his girlfriend, presumably.
On Tuesday, Patrick Creek, a 36-year-old man, was killed by his father-in-law after allegedly have hurt his girlfriend during an argue. The incident took place in an apartment situated in the 6000 block of Cattail Court, east Charlotte.
Creek was unconscious when paramedics arrived at about 4 a.m., and his death was declared on scene.
Charlotte’s police said they got a call to report domestic abuse in a home located at Cattail Court. The incident took place late on Tuesday, just before 11 p.m., officials said. When police arrived, a woman accused her boyfriend of allegedly assaulting her with a punch over her shoulder. According to the woman, the couple was arguing when the situation got physical and she resulted hurt.
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The woman affirmed that Creek had “punched her shoulder during an argument”. The police, however, stated that the woman had no visible evidence of violent assault.Nevertheless, the police completed a report describing the situation. They later explained the woman the possible ways of initiating a legal lawsuit for domestic abuse cases.
Four hours later, the police received a call from the same address once more. When they got there, policers found Creek dead.
In the report, investigators said the couple started arguing again. And after witnessing how his daughter was assaulted again by Creek, his father-in-law put him in a chokehold. Creek died strangulated as a result of the altercation he sustained with Bogan.
“The girlfriend’s father, Parker Bogan, intervened and put Creek in a chokehold,” read the official report released on Wednesday.
Late Wednesday, officers interviewed Bogan at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Recruitment Division (CMPD) headquarters. Bogan gave his version of the facts occurred the night before. Later on, after admitting his culpability on Creek’s death, he was charged with voluntary manslaughter. Officers took him to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. Where he will remain while further investigations are being done by detectives.
So far, there is no information about Bogan’s bail.
Investigations are still going, officers look for further information related to the case.
Source: Charlotte Observer