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Tullahoma man charged in elderly father's death

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Ricky Brazier (Photo from Coffee Co. Sheriff's Office) Ricky Brazier (Photo from Coffee Co. Sheriff's Office)
TULLAHOMA, TN (WSMV) -

Police have released the identity of a man who was found dead Monday at a Tullahoma home.

Officers were called to the 800 block of Marbury Road, where they found 82-year-old Edward Brazier deceased.

Investigators said the victim and his son, Ricky Brazier, 57, had been involved in a domestic dispute during which Ricky Brazier allegedly assaulted his father.

Both men lived at the home, police said.

Ricky Brazier was transported to the police department for questioning. He was later charged with first-degree murder. Police said his bond was set at $500,000, and a court date has been set for Feb. 13.

Edward Brazier's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office, where a cause of death will be determined.

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