UPDATED: Son charged with killing father

Updated Monday, August 25, 2014 --- 11:00 a.m.

BELOIT, Wis. --- A 30-year-old Beloit man has been charged with killing his father.

Beloit police say Peter Hemmy is charged with 1st Degree Intentional Homicide. He is being held in the Rock County Jail.

Hemmy went to the Beloit police station early Monday morning and told officers that his dad was dead.

58-year-old Bruce Hemmy was found dead inside his home.

Police say the younger Hemmy implicated himself in his father's death. Police are calling this a domestic-related homicide.

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Updated Monday, August 25, 2014 --- 10:50 a.m.

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Investigators say the adult son of a man later found dead turned himself in to Beloit police.

Capt. Bill Tyler says the 30-year-old son walked into the Beloit police station lobby about 1:30 a.m. Monday and said he had committed a crime at his home. Police responded and found the 58-year-old man dead. Tyler says two other people were in the home and were awakened by police.

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Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014 --- 6:44 a.m.

Beloit Police are conducting a death investigation in the 2200 block of Sunshine Lane. The incident was reported to police around 1:40 a.m. this morning. The department is investigating the death as a homicide. A 58 year old male is the victim. A 30 year old male suspect is in custody. No names are being released at this time until notifications have been completed.

Department evidence technicians and detectives are working on the investigation at this time. The Rock County Coroner’s Office has been notified and is assisting in the investigation.

There is no ongoing danger to the community. Preliminary indications are indicative of a domestic related homicide.


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