MIDLAND - A Midland man accused of stabbing his brother in law to death says it was self-defense.
Aaron Lee Evans remains behind bars on murder charges.
According to his arrest affidavit, Evans told police he was acting in self-defense when he killed Jeffrey Edwards.
Edwards was found outside of a home on Hoya Drive.
He had been stabbed several times in the chest.
Police say Evans and his mother got into a shouting match but things escalated and Evans started smashing windows in the home before he attacked his mother.
We're told Edwards stepped into help and was stabbed with a large kitchen knife.