Autistic man charged with killing father

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KSLA) – An East Texas man who is autistic, is charged with killing his father.

Smith County Sheriff's officials say 21 year old David Adam Wilson stabbed his father to death with a kitchen knife Monday.

Family members say the 21 year old has no history of violence but in the past few weeks, he has become agitated and aggressive.

He went to the doctor Monday, just hours before the stabbing. Wilson is being held in Smith County Jail on a 500 thousand dollar bond.