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NY man fatally stabs, guts his own father; may have eaten his organs

Crime Scene Unit officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in the Dyker Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn. A 57-year-old man was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in his home. The body of Imad "Albert" Ahmad, 57, is carried out by employees of the Medical Examiner Wednesday morning. (Marco Poggio/New York Daily News/TNS)

A man charged with murdering his father in their Brooklyn home gutted the victim with a kitchen knife and may have eaten some of his internal organs, police sources said Thursday.

Khaled Ahmad ran up to cops from the 68th Precinct who were on meal break in a bagel shop about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and told them he had killed his 57-year-old father, Imad “Albert” Ahmad.

Cops were shocked by the blood-soaked scene inside the family’s home in Dyker Heights. The father was dead on the kitchen floor, his body mutilated and with multiple stab wounds.

Crime Scene Unit officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in the Dyker Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn. A 57-year-old man was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in his home. The son was being questioned by police. (Marco Poggio/New York Daily News/TNS)

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“He gutted him,” said one high ranking NYPD officer. “It had to take him a long time for him to do what he did.”

The victim’s innards were removed but not found, leading some investigators to believe Ahmad may have eaten them, even though he did not have any visible blood on him when he approached police.

“We don’t know where the internal parts went,” the source said.

Imad Ahmad’s hands were also cut off, a second source said.

Crime Scene Unit officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in the Dyker Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn. A 57-year-old man was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in his home. The son was being questioned by police. (Marco Poggio/New York Daily News/TNS)

Cops took the son to the 68th Precinct stationhouse for questioning, then charged him with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital for psychological evaluation.

Cops had previous dealings the son but the earlier interactions had nothing to do with his father, sources said. The son had a history of mental illness, the source said.

The father was a retired grocer who had just sold his store in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

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