Man accused of killing his father with a knife

Robert Carr
Robert Carr(WWNY, St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 1:35 PM EST
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MASSENA, New York (WWNY) - According to court documents, 38-year-old Robert Isaac Carr allegedly used a knife to kill his father, Robert W. Carr, in Massena Tuesday.

Police said the body of the 66-year-old victim was found lying in the front yard of 9 Tracy Street in the village Tuesday morning.

Court documents allege the son used a knife to kill his father and destroyed blood evidence to conceal the crime.

Police were called to the scene at 6:46 a.m. Tuesday. Pictures from the scene showed police with their guns drawn outside the house as well as police leading Robert I. Carr away in handcuffs.

According to property records, the home at 9 Tracy Street has been owned by Robert and Marilyn Carr since 1996.

Donaldson Funeral Home in Massena confirmed it’s handling the funeral arrangements for Robert W. Carr.

Robert I. Carr is being held without bail in the St. Lawrence County Jail.

Jail officials said his address is listed as 2240 County Route 11 in Norwood.

He’s charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault and tampering with evidence.