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Man pleads no contest to manslaughter in West Covina stabbing death of father

A man pleaded no contest Wednesday in the fatal stabbing of his father at their West Covina home in 2015, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. 

Maverick Jacob Jimenez pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the killing of Joey Alfred Jimenez, 49.  

Prosecutors said that on Aug. 16, 2015, Maverick Jimenez stabbed his father during a fight in their home. 

West Covina police were called, and Joey Jimenez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Maverick Jimenez was arrested shortly after the incident. 

Maverick Jimenez is scheduled to return to court Jan. 4 and is expected to be sentenced to six years in prison. 

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