Man stabbed father before deadly police cruiser theft, friend says; video shows encounter

DAYTON — A man stabbed his father multiple times Monday night before stealing a police cruiser that crashed and killed two children, injuring 10 others, according to the father’s best friend.

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Surveillance video obtained by News Center 7 shows a struggle inside a black Chevrolet pickup truck at 7:08 p.m. and following the apparent attack a man exits from the driver’s side door and walks down Xenia. The black pickup truck, which belongs to the stabbing victim, then drives off.

Jason Butts said he spoke with Lloyd “Bear” Walters, the stabbing victim, early Tuesday from the hospital, where he is recovering from multiple stab wounds to the face and body.

A Dayton police incident report regarding the stabbing on Xenia Street lists Lloyd Walters, 60, as the complainant.

Butts and Lloyd Walters are neighbors.

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Lloyd Walters told Butts that his son, Raymond A. Walters, stabbed him Monday evening in a truck on Xenia Street. Lloyd Walters escaped from the truck and his son fled, according to Butts, 47.

Raymond Walters has not been named by police.

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He had been released from state prison earlier this month, Butts said, and moved in with his father on Boltin Street.

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