Calif. man accused in stabbing that killed grandmother, wounded mother, arrested

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The deadly assault was reported around 7:38 the 5300 block of Hillflower Drive, according to Livermore police.

A Livermore man was arrested in connection with the killing his 85-year-old grandmother and the injuring his mother with a kitchen knife, police said.

His mother is being treated for minor stab wounds and is expected to be released from a hospital soon, said Officer Ryan Sanchez, a spokesman for the Livermore Police Department. The suspect ran from the scene before police got to the scene.

Officers searched the area and found Haskell about a mile away from the home. He was arrested without incident.

Police do not know the motive for the stabbing, but said that Haskell suffers from multiple mental illnesses. His 62-year-old mother was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Livermore Police Department at 925-371-4777.