Jackson County Murder

A Jackson County man is charged in the murder of his step-father after a stabbing incident Saturday afternoon.

Jackson County Sheriff's authorities say the stabbing took place at a home on Granberry Lane in Cypress, that's between Marianna and Grand Ridge on Highway 90.

Thirty-two-year-old Matt Charles Thomas allegedly stabbed his 68-year old step-father Claud Craycraft.

Craycraft died after being taken to Jackson Hospital.

Thomas is in the Jackson County Correctional Facility.