NEW BOSTON, Texas (TCD) -- A 67-year-old man was arrested after police reportedly found the man's son's body in his kitchen.
According to a statement, New Boston Police received a call March 29, at 5:10 p.m. for a request to conduct a welfare check on a male at a home on the 1200 block of South Merrill. Officers went to the residence and spoke with the male's father, David McMichael.
New Boston Police officers reportedly asked McMichael if he knew why they went to his house, and he said it had to do with "a body in his kitchen."
McMichael reportedly told police the body was that of his son, who had died in May 2018.
New Boston Police said in the statement officers went into the home and "found skeletal remains of a male." They took McMichael into custody for abuse of a corpse. Investigators later returned to the scene with a search warrant and positively identified the body as Jason McMichael.
Jason's cause and manner of death were not released.