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Man accused of murdering his father found, arrested in Kalamazoo

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Posted at 3:41 PM, Jul 30, 2021

PORTAGE, Mich. — The City of Portage says a man sought in the murder of his father has been arrested.

We're told 56-year-old Scott Sterffy was found Saturday, July 31 in Kalamazoo. An arraignment is scheduled to be held Monday, Aug. 2.

The Portage Department of Public Safety says open murder charges have been authorized against Sterffy in connection to the death of his father, Dr. Thomas Aye.

The Portage Department of Public Safety says the murder investigation started when officers were called to a home on Glencove Court for a report of an unresponsive man around 7 p.m. on July 24.

Police say when they arrived at the scene, they found 82-year-old Dr. Thomas Aye dead.

According to officers, evidence at the scene was suspicious in nature and indicated signs of violence.

RELATED: Portage police investigating suspicious death of 82-year-old man

Aye’s son, Scott Sterffy is accused of murdering him.

Detectives say Sterffy left the state after the murder and has been seen in Chicago and Seattle.

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