By Robin Culverwell

By Robin Culverwell

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A Middletown Township, Bucks County man is being held without bail on charges he used a sword to kill his father.

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Authorities say June Goodrich called 911 late Tuesday afternoon from her home along the 500 block of Trappe Lane in Langhorne, telling dispatchers her son had just stabbed her husband.

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Mrs. Goodrich walked into the room where the pair was arguing and saw her husband had been stabbed with a sword, according to Bucks County Prosecution Chief Matt Weintraub.

“And her son was standing next to her husband and said quote ‘don’t worry, mom, it’s a fake sword. It collapses,'” Weintraub said. “He then pulled the sword from his father’s body and his mother saw that the blade was covered in blood.”

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Weintraub declined to offer a motive, but law enforcement said earlier Tuesday, 26-year-old Eli Goodrich had told his 67-year-old father, Alan, “you’re not going to control my mind anymore” and “I have to kill you.”