NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A father is dead and deputies say his son is to blame.
Deputies in Nicholas County tell WSAZ.com Trevor Bateman got into a fight with his father, Brian Hartley, 37, of Nettie, on Friday night.
Bateman,18, of Nettie, is accused of beating Hartley to death.
Hartley's body was found the next day.
Deputies say this all happened at Hartley's home on Talbert Road in Nettie.
Bateman is in jail and has been charged with murder.