RYAN TOWNSHIP -- State police say an attorney from Schuylkill County was killed by his son.
Gary Marchalk, 60, of Barnesville was found dead in his home near Tamaqua on Monday.
On Tuesday, state police issued an arrest warrant for the victim's son, Michael David Marchalk, 37, of Barnesville.
According to court papers, the victim's body had severe injuries to its head and torso. a bloody baseball bat was found nearby.
Those documents also say the suspect Michael Marchalk has a drug problem and has used his father's credit cards to make several cash withdrawals.
Marchalk is charged with criminal homicide, the murder in the first degree, the murder in the second degree, the murder in the third degree, voluntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, robbery, theft, theft of a motor vehicle, access device fraud, and recklessly endangering another person.
Troopers have not offered a motive for why the son is suspected of killing his father.
He was last seen driving his parents' gold 2015 Ford Fusion with Pennsylvania Registration JWD1566.
If you see Marchalk or the vehicle, you are asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police Frackville barracks at 570-874-5300.
The victim is the husband of Schuylkill County Treasurer Linda Marchalk.
An autopsy on Gary Marchalk is set for Wednesday morning.