Singer-songwriter Richard Fagan
has been arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of comedienne Cheri Oteri
's father in Nashville, Tennessee. The 61-year-old "Be My Baby Tonight" hitmaker faces criminal homicide charges following the death of Gaetano Thomas Oteri, 69, on Saturday night.
The two men were roommates and longtime business partners.
Arrested after the incident for drunk-driving, Fagan told police that the two men had fought and he'd used a pocket knife to cut Oteri across his body before leaving the scene.
Oteri's body was discovered on Sunday afternoon.
The dead man's daughter once appeared as a regular on Saturday Night Live
. She recently starred opposite Jessica Simpson
in comedy film Major Movie Star
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)