NJ man charged after father found dead in their home

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Aggravated assault charges have been filed against a Galloway Township, New Jersey man following the death of his father inside the home they shared.

But The Press of Atlantic City reports that 29-year-old James Sopuch Jr. may now face more serious charges after his father's death was ruled a homicide on Sunday.

Atlantic County prosecutors say 60-year-old James Sopuch Sr. was found dead inside his Galloway Township home just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

An autopsy determined that he died of blunt-force trauma to the head, but further information about how he died was not disclosed.

Bail was set at $100,000 cash for James Sopuch Jr. It wasn't known Sunday if he has retained an attorney.

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Information from: The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.)
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