Frederick man charged with murder of his father


FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — A Frederick man has been charged with murder in the death of his 66-year-old father Tuesday night, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says.

Police said they responded to a welfare check around 4:15 p.m. at the 7000 block of Hames Court in the Farmbrook community of Frederick, where Sean Shifflett, 33, was waiting outside. Police say he told officers there was a physical altercation between him and his father.

Officers found Sean’s father, Terry Shifflet, dead in a bedroom.

Sean Shifflet was detained and charged with first-degree murder. He was then transferred the Frederick County Adult Detention Center for booking

Anyone with related information is asked to contact FSCO dispatch at (301) 600-1046 with reference case #21-038168.

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