Fairfax County, Virginia police arrested 19-year-old Philip Nguyen for allegedly killing his father 78-year-old Truman Nguyen, reports WUSA 9. Truman was reported missing on Monday but police received tips that a body was buried in the backyard of Truman’s home. By Wednesday, authorities found Truman’s body behind his home.
Police said they went to the home several times before for domestic disputes. A neighbor told reporters that the Nguyens’ had “classic knockdown drag-out fights in that house that we’ve heard for years and years.”
Philip Nguyen was charged with second-degree murder and is being held at the Fairfax Detention Center. He is being held without bail.
Authorities are investigating the matter and have not released a cause of death or motive.