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Castalia parents charged in death of adult son

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Two arrests were made Wednesday after a suspicious death in Erie County over the weekend. David Arthur Jr., 33, died Sunday morning at his home on Billings Road in Castalia.

His father and step-mother, David Arthur Sr. and Deborah Arthur, are charged with involuntary manslaughter and failing to provide for a functionally impaired person.

The step-mother called police Sunday morning to report David had died.  A deputy and ambulance responded and noticed possible medical neglect.

The coroner was notified. After the autopsy, the death was ruled homicide due to medical neglect.

The pair are due in court Friday morning in Erie County Municipal Court.

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