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Man arrested for manslaughter in Bracken Co.

Bradley Weaver (Photo: Mason County Detention Center) Bradley Weaver (Photo: Mason County Detention Center)
BRACKEN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

Officials found a man dead on the floor of his residence and arrested the son in connection.

The Bracken County Sheriff's Office responded  at approximately 5:23 p.m. to the residence on East Mary Ingles Highway in Augusta for a reported death Sunday.

Authorities say that after arriving the sheriff's office requested the assistance of troopers from Post 6 to the location.

According to a release, Trooper Troy Brooks, Trooper Joseph, Brown and Sergeant Brian McKinney along with Detective Charles Haselwood responded to the scene.

Officials found Richard F. Weaver, 71, on found on the floor of the residence. He was pronounced dead by the Bracken County Coroner.

Authorities arrested Bradley R. Weaver, 34, of Augusta, the son of Richard, and charged him with manslaughter in the case.

The autopsy has been scheduled for a later date.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Bracken County Sheriff's Office, Bracken Co EMS, and the Bracken County Coroner.

Detective Haselwood is investigating the case.

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