Man arrested after allegedly stabbing father to death in home


Palm Bay, FL - A man is accused of stabbing his father to death in a Central Florida home on Wednesday.

Palm Bay police officers responded to the home of 64-year-old Robert J. Lukow who suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Officers attempted life-saving measures but Lukow died at the home.

Lukow’s wife told detectives her husband had been stabbed by their son, Robert James Lukow Jr., who also lived at the home. 

Lukow Jr. fled the home before officers arrived, but was apprehended by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Aviation Unit and K9 team.

Lukow Jr. has been charged with felony second-degree murder without premeditation. 

He remains in the Brevard County Jail on a no bond status.


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