Schuylkill County Man Charged with Murdering His Father

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BARNESVILLE -- The son of a prominent attorney in Schuylkill County was arraigned Friday on charges of murdering his father.

Court papers show Michael Marchalk beat his father Gary Marchalk to death with a baseball bat earlier this month at their home in Barnesville.

Authorities picked up Michael in New Jersey last week.

He is locked up Friday night in Schuylkill County.