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Somerset County Man Charged with Murder in Father’s Death

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© Jonathan Bowers, Jr. booking photo provided by Somerset County Sheriff’s Office © Jonathan Bowers, Jr. booking photo provided by Somerset County Sheriff’s Office

WESTOVER, Md.- A Somerset County man faces murder charges in connection to the death of his father early Saturday morning in Westover.

According to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 8610 Mennonite Church Road at 3:42 a.m. Saturday to assist EMS with an unconscious subject. Deputies later discovered that a physical altercation had occurred between Jonathan Eugene Bowers, Jr. and his father, in which Bowers, Jr. had assaulted his father to the point that he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Jonathan Bowers, Jr. was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment.  He was later held at the Somerset County Detention Center without bond.

In a release, the Somerset County Sheriff's Office said the undisclosed victim's body has been sent to the Chief Medical Examiners' Office for an autopsy.  

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