Murder charges filed in Shoals death investigation

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SHOALS, Ind. (WTHI) – In a News 10 follow-up: prosecutors have filed paper work in support of a murder charge in connection to the death investigation in Shoals.

The incident happened Sunday night when police responded to call to find Johnathan Tow, 32, with stab wounds.

He later died from his injuries.

Police arrested his father, John B. Tow, in connection to the incident. He was initially charged with criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon.

This case is now being ruled a homicide after an autopsy was conducted. Now, the Martin County Prosecutor has filed paper work in support of a murder charge.

News 10 was told an official murder charge could come within 72-hours. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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