LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police on Tuesday formally charged a 33-year-old man who is accused of fatally stabbing his three sons last week in South Los Angeles.

Luis Fuentes is being held on $3 million bail, the LAPD said.

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The coroner’s office last week identified the victims as Alexander Fuentes, 8, Juan Fuentes, 9, and Luis Fuentes, 10.

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The boys’ bodies were found around 7 a.m. last Wednesday when officers were called to the 300 block of East 32nd Street in response to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.

The victims were found in the vehicle’s bloody back seat. Fuentes was in the front, covered in blood and suffering from stab wounds. Police believe Fuentes stabbed himself.

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Officials said Fuentes faces the death penalty if convicted.