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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – A Dallas man is under arrest for a deadly attack on his elderly parents.

According to Dallas Police, a call was received on New Year’s Day requesting a welfare check on 83-year-old Choyce Moon and 80-year-old Mae Moon at their home on Red Bird Lane.

When Police arrived at the south Dallas home, they found the elderly man dead and his wife severely injured. Mae Moon was transported to an area hospital where she is being treated for her injuries.

Following up on a tip, and with the help of the public and the U.S. Marshal Fugitive Apprehension Strike team, police arrested the son of the two victims, 55-year-old Donald Moon, Wednesday night near downtown Dallas.

Police say Moon confessed to attacking his parents with a knife on December 30. He now faces murder and aggravated assault charges.

Moon, who has a long criminal record, was just released from prison in March 2016. Bail for Donald Moon is set at $600,000.

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