MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Police have taken a suspect into custody in relation to a homicide investigation in Covington.

According to our partners with Miami Valley Today, detectives with the Miami County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a homicide in the 6000 block of West Myers Road. Police were called to the area around 5:30 p.m. on a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, deputies found an adult male unconscious with an apparent stab wound to his chest. Police said EMS attempted to perform life-saving measures on the man but he died at the scene. He has since been identified as 72-year-old David N. Mayor who resided at the address.

The victim’s son who also lived there, 47-year-old Mark J. Mayor, was taken into custody and incarcerated in the Miami County Jail. He is facing murder and felonious assault charges according to police.