Pennsylvania dad charged after 70-lb. 14-year-old son found dead
WGHP / Mercer County
Antonio Juan Gonzalez is facing charges after his 14-year-old son, who only weighed 70 pounds, was found dead.

via WGHP:

MERCER COUNTY, Pa. (WGHP) -- A Pennsylvania father is facing charges of criminal homicide and child abuse after his 14-year-old son who only weighed 70 pounds was found dead, KDKA reports.

The emaciated teen was discovered outside of the family's home Thursday morning.

Police say his father Antonio Juan Gonzalez is the one who called 911.

The teen was homeschooled and lived in the home with his father and his 4-year-old sister.

Police say their mother died years ago.

"We couldn't begin to understand what this child went through in 14 short years, but obviously the way he died, especially at the hands of his father, is especially disturbing," said Lt. Dan Ekis, the state police crime section commander.

Authorities are waiting for an autopsy to confirm the teen's cause of death.

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