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Son severely beats dad, now facing murder charge

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Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority Photo Courtesy: West Virginia Regional Jail Authority

A father is dead and a son is charged with murder after a fight between the two. 

According to a news release from the Nicholas County Sheriff, Trevor Antonio Bateman, 18, is charged with murder. 

Deputies say on Friday, June 7, Bateman began to fight with his father, Brian C. Hartley at their home on Talbert Road in Nettie. During the altercation, deputies say Hartley was severely beaten by Bateman. 

Hartley was found dead inside his home the next day.