LANCASTER – A 21-year-old man was charged Friday with killing his 84-year-old father at their Littlerock home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Jedi Makaka Adrian faces one count of murder with the special allegation that the victim was over the age of 60. He was scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon at the Antelope Valley courthouse.
The case stems from an incident that occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded to an emergency call in the 8800 block of East Avenue T-2 in Littlerock, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“When deputies arrived at the residence, they found 84-year-old Michael Adrian deceased and detained the ‘911’ caller, the victim’s son… Jedi Adrian,” the sheriff’s news release states.
“Deputies discovered signs of a struggle in the home and determined that Jedi Adrian was the suspect in the killing of his father,” the news release states.
An autopsy is pending to determine Michael Adrian’s cause of death, but coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter said there was possible blunt force trauma to the head.
Bail for Jedi Adrian is scheduled at $2 million. If convicted as charged, he faces a possible
maximum sentence of life in state prison.
The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department,
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