Lincoln Co. father dies after being stabbed by son

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The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a son stabbed his father to death during a fight. 

Around 3:20 p.m. Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene in the 1800 block of Tomes Rd. just off Buffalo Shoals Rd. in reference to a domestic dispute. 

Upon arrival officers found a victim lying in the front yard with a number of stab wounds. Investigators say a fight between a father and a son led to the stabbing.  

Deputies have recovered a large knife they believe was used in the incident. 

The father was taken to CHS-Lincoln where he later died. His son, who also sustained injuries, was treated at the scene.

FOX 46 is on scene gathering more details. Check back with us for more updates.