CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) - A 59-year-old is locked up, accused of killing his elderly father.
David Shoemaker is charged with homicide in connection with the death of his father, Richard.
On July 2nd, EMS and police responded to the Shoemaker residence in response to a 911 call placed by David. It was initially reported that the elder Shoemaker was found unconscious at the bottom of a stairwell leading down to the basement of the residence.
Police investigators and the Summit County Medical Examiner determined that the 85-year-old died of physical wounds inflicted upon his person in an unspecified manner.
David Shoemaker was arraigned in Stow Municipal Court and is being held. Additional charges may be added by the Summit County Grand Jury.