Joseph Wesley Pine, 32, is scheduled for a plea hearing in the Circuit Court for Carroll County on Monday, Sept. 22, for the 2013 stabbing death of his father.
Pine is accused of stabbing Michael J. Pine, 63, on Sept. 2, 2013, multiple times before sending a text message to his former girlfriend that said, "WWell [sic] I did what I said I would do. Killed dad. But now I think I'll kill myself."
The hearing will be held at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 2 of the Courthouse Annex, 55 N. Court St. in Westminster.
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