Danvers Man Charged With Killing Father

DANVERS (AP) — A Danvers man is headed to court to face a charge that he killed his own father.

Stephen Anastasi is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Salem District Court on one count of murder.

Police say the 24-year-old Anastasi was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing 60-year-old John Anastasi.

The manner of death was not immediately disclosed and an autopsy is scheduled to determine a cause.

Neighbors called police late Saturday morning when Stephen Anastasi came to their home acting strangely.

One neighbor said there had been trouble in the family home in the past.

It was not clear of Stephen Anastasi had a lawyer.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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