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Disabled boy's corpse found in bed, father charged

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Authorities say a Pennsylvania 8-year-old boy died days before his death was reported. His father Jarrod Tutko Sr has been charged. (Source: WGAL/NBC) Authorities say a Pennsylvania 8-year-old boy died days before his death was reported. His father Jarrod Tutko Sr has been charged. (Source: WGAL/NBC)

HARRISBURG, PA (WGAL/NBC) - Police are investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy in Pennsylvania.

Police found the body of Jarrod Tutko Jr., who had an intellectual disability, Friday. They say the child was dead for several days before the body was discovered.

Authorities say the boy's father, Jarrod Tutko Sr., was aware of the boy's death during that time.

According to authorities, the room where the child was found - and said to be kept in - was in a deplorable, filthy, condition.

Jarrod Tutko Sr is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, abuse of a corpse and concealing the death of a child.

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