Police: Man arrested after killing his father in the Poconos

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CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Pennsylvania State Police have filed charges in the murder of an 83-year-old man in Monroe County.

Officials say Nicholas Colatrella died Friday after suffering from gunshot wounds to the face and head in Chestnuthill Township.

His son, 49-year-old Rick Colatrella was taken into custody following an investigation.

Colatrella is facing charges of criminal homicide.

He is currently being held at the Monroe County Correctional Facility without bail.

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