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Murder: Father Fatally Stabbed Trying To Protect Daughter From Knife-Wielding Boyfriend

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NEW DETAILS: CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - A 22-year-old man behind bars after a deadly stabbing in Cleveland Heights late Tuesday night.

Brandon Caesar is accused of attacking his girlfriend - with whom he has a young son - around 11:30PM in an apartment on Monticello Boulevard.

The woman's father came running downstairs after hearing his daughter's screams while his other daughter called 9-1-1 for help.

The father jumped on Caesar's back in an effort to stop the attack and was fatally stabbed. The woman is expected to survive her stab wounds.

When police arrived, Caesar jumped out a first floor window. Police caught him several blocks later. Charges are pending.

Brandon is the son of Powell Caesar. Powell is the PR contact for the Cuyahoga County Coroner.

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