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Father accused of killing man involved in dispute with his murdered son

 Floyd Alan Barton
Floyd Alan Barton (WTVG)
Published: Jul. 8, 2020 at 5:05 PM EDT
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Floyd Alan Barton is charged in the death of a man who was on "different sides of a dispute" with the Barton's son, according to Toledo Police.

Barton, 60, is charged with murder in the June 22 death of Dennison Bowen.

According to Toledo Police, Barton killed Bowen in the 100 block of Ravine Park Village as part of a dispute between him and Barton's son, James Smith, who was also killed in the incident.

Bowen was dead at the scene. Smith later died at St. Vincent's.

Just days later, Smith's son, James Smith Jr., 19, was shot and killed at the Moody Manor Apartments. At the time, authorities said they were investigating a possible connection between the father and son's deaths.

Barton was in court Thursday morning, where his bond was set at $1 million. His preliminary hearing is set for July 16.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestopper.

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