A son is accused of brutally murdering his father in the Hudson Valley.

On Monday, Sept. 11. New York State Police From Troop K confirmed an investigation into a fatal domestic incident in Putnam County.

Fatal Domestic Incident Under Investigation in Patterson, New York


On Sunday, Sept. 10, New York State Police troopers from Putnam County, New York responded to a fatal incident on River Road in the town of Patterson.

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New York State Police labeled the incident as "domestic."

James C. Cherry III, age 33, was charged with murder in the second degree, a class A-I felony.

Cherry III is accused of murdering his father, 56-year-old James C. Cherry Jr.

Hudson Valley Son Accused Of "Bludgeoning" His Father To Death In Putnam County, New York


New York State Police state Cherry III was charged with murder "for the bludgeoning of his father, James C. Cherry Jr., age 56, to death."

More information about the investigation hasn't been released.

"This investigation remains ongoing," New York State Police stated in a press release.

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Cherry III was arraigned before the town of Patterson Court and remanded without bail to the Putnam County Jail.

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