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Man accused of fatally stabbing brother in Phoenix

PHOENIX -- Authorities said a man is in custody in connection with the fatal stabbing of his younger brother.

Phoenix police said 49-year-old Roosevelt Mitchell Jr. is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder.

He's accused of stabbing 47-year-old Kelvin Mitchell during a backyard fight Sunday night.

Police said Kelvin Mitchell was taken to a Phoenix hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

They said the knife believed to have been used has been recovered and the investigation is continuing.

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