Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of his father that resulted from a fight that occurred in Citrus Heights.

Police have arrested 31-year-old Curtis Atkinson III, in connection with the death of his 52-year-old father who is also named Curtis Atkinson from North Highlands.

On Thursday Citrus Height Police responded to the 6800 block of San Tomas Dr. at 1:51 a.m. to assist Sacramento Metro Fire Department with a man who wasn't breathing. The man was transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital where he died.

Citrus Heights Investigators said, they believe a fight occurred between the victim and his son which resulted in his death.

After consulting with the Sacramento District Attorney's Office and obtaining an arrest warrant, detectives arrested 31-year-old Atkinson late Saturday night. He was booked into Sacramento County Jail on murder charges and will be arraigned in court Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information regarding this this incident should contact Citrus Heights Police at 916-727-5500.