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Alabama man charged with killing his father

An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with killing his father earlier this week.

Posted: Oct 19, 2018 10:05 AM

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with killing his father earlier this week.

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Lt. Brad Potts told news outlets that 34-year-old Charles Bradley Montgomery was charged with murder Thursday afternoon.

Montgomery is charged with the death of 52-year-old Roy Dale Montgomery, whose was found in his home Tuesday night. Potts said the body was found by a relative who entered the home after being unable to contact him since Sunday evening.

Deputies have not said how Montgomery died, nor have they released a possible motive. Potts said Montgomery's body was been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

It was not known if Charles Montgomery has an attorney yet.

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