Children’s museum employee murdered by his teenage son

SHARON, MA – A teen from Sharon, Massachusetts who has been hospitalized since November, was arrested on Friday on charges of the alleged murder of his father. The 17-year-old, Lucas Larson, was presented at the Norfolk Superior Court Friday afternoon to face these charges.

The victim, Brad Larson, was found dead in his home on Deerfield Road on November 2. His son Lucas has been medically attended to since the incident, with further information regarding his hospitalization and defense lawyer undisclosed.

Brad Larson was discovered deceased with conspicuous injuries by a member of the family, who alerted authorities. Despite no immediate arrests following the incident, the community was assured of safety by Sharon Police Chief Stephen Coffey.

Wednesday saw Lucas Larson’s indictment by a grand jury, leading to his subsequent arrest for his father’s murder. Although details about the exact cause and motive of the alleged murder remain undisclosed, District Attorney Michael Morrissey acknowledged the diligent investigative work by the State Police and Sharon Police.

Brad Larson, tragically lost at 62, was a respected figure within the Sharon community. He’s remembered for his tenure of a decade at Boston Children’s Museum as a technology developer. He extensively used digital storytelling, connecting people through unique individual narratives.

Carole Charnow, President and CEO of Boston Children’s Museum, acknowledged Larson’s passion for storytelling and how he inspired professionals in the museum industry. He was recently involved in recording stories about climate change for a museum exhibit named StoryKiosk. News of his untimely demise has shaken the museum community.