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Delaware Teen Pleads Guilty in Crossbow Killing of Father

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DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC)- A Delaware teenager has pleaded guilty in the crossbow killing of his father.
    
Nineteen-year-old Seth H. Ramsey, pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.
    
The judge ordered a presentence investigation and scheduled sentencing for Nov. 30
    
Court records show Ramsey told police he killed his father, 41-year-old Todd E. Ramsey, in December 2014 because he had skipped school and feared his dad would be angry. Seth Ramsey, who was 17 at the time, was charged as an adult with first-degree murder.
    
Police initially went to the family's home at 4822 Park Brown Road in Harrington to check on his father, who had failed to show up for work for days. Troopers found him dead in a bedroom.
    
Officials said the cause of death was a single wound to the abdomen.

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