Man attacks parents, kills father, Clinton police say

Man attacks parents, kills father, Clinton police say
William Thomas (Source: Clinton Police)

CLINTON, Miss. (WLBT) - Clinton Police Department is investigating after they say a man killed his father.

Officers were called to a home on Tulane Drive at about 1 a.m. Monday for a domestic violence assault.

Officers say William Thomas was assaulting his parents.

Shelton Thomas, his father, was killed in the assault, and his mother was also injured.

William Thomas is in custody but was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Clinton police say the situation is a drug-related, domestic violence murder.

Charges are pending.

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