Pulaski Co. Man Accused of Murdering his Father

Pulaski Co., VA - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says one man is in custody for the murder of his father.

Deputies say 33-year-old Gernie Booth, Jr. has been charged with the first degree murder of 67-year-old Gernie Boothe.

They say the victim was found in the living room of a Snowville home dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Investigators say several weapons were taken from the home and the suspect was taken into custody at the scene.

The victim was identified as the father of the suspect.

The suspect is being held at the New River Regional Jail without bond.