Man accused of stabbing his father to death at Plantation home

Thomas Loperfido, 26, posted heartfelt tribute to his dad on Facebook just days before allegedly killing him

PLANTATION, Fla. – A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night on accusations that he stabbed his father to death.

Plantation police said they were called to a home in the gated Coco Plum Estates at the intersection of West Coco Plum Circle and Southwest Eighth Street, near the Jacaranda Golf Club, in reference to a domestic dispute.

Local 10 cameras captured police going in and out of the gated community throughout the night.

Detectives say this started as an argument and ended with a stabbing, with Thomas Loperfido killing his father.

A man was arrested after officers accused him of stabbing his father to death on Wednesday in Broward County.

Records show Loperfido has a criminal past, which include charges of aggravated assault and battery.

Just days before police say he killed his father, he posted a message on Facebook saying, “Happy Father’s Day … my dad is the best.”

Loperfido is being held at the Broward County Main Jail without bond.

No other details were immediately released.


Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report.

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