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Joey Alfred Jimenez, 49

Joey Alfred Jimenez, a 49-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Sunday, Aug. 16, in the 900 block of Las Rosas Drive in West Covina, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. 

West Covina police received a 911 call about a stabbing victim at 3:38 a.m. When police arrived, they found Jimenez on the floor of his home with a stab wound, according to a department news release.

Officers began CPR, but Jimenez was pronounced dead at the scene by West Covina fire paramedics at 4:06 a.m., according to coroner's records. 

Jimenez's son, Maverick Jacob Jimenez, a 20-year-old Latino who also lived at the residence, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. 

Investigators said the father and son got into an argument before the elder Jimenez was stabbed.

Maverick Jimenez was charged Aug. 18 with one count of murder, with the special allegation that he used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife, in the commission of the crime, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

Maverick Jimenez is being held at the Los Angeles County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail. His arraignment, which was originally set for Aug. 18, has been rescheduled to Aug. 21 in Department F of Los Angeles County Superior Court, Pomona Branch, according to the district attorney's release. 

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