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Roommate Of Mercer County Father Charged In Emaciated Son's Death Now Facing Homicide Charges

MERCER COUNTY (KDKA) -- The roommate of a father charged in the death of his emaciated teenage son is now also facing homicide charges.

On Wednesday, prosecutors filed criminal homicide and several conspiracy charges against Paul Bacorn, the roommate of Antonio Juan Gonzalez.

Gonzalez's 14-year-old son was found dead inside the family's home in Mercer County last month.

Antonio Juan Gonzalez (L), Paul Bacorn (R) (Source: Mercer County Jail)

The teenager weighed only 70 pounds.

Bacorn lived in a separate trailer on the property and told police he took care of the boy and his sister when Gonzalez wasn't home

Gonzalez was already facing criminal homicide and child abuse charges. Prosecutors have now charged him with conspiracy to commit murder.

Both Gonzales and Bacorn are due back in court on Dec. 11th.

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