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Preston Co. Prosecutor: Man Accused of Killing His Dad Laid In Wait For Him To Come Home
Written by Andrew Forgotch
Last updated on January 11, 2013 @ 1:24PM
Created on January 10, 2013 @ 5:40PM
 
5 News is learning more details surrounding the man who is said to have shot and killed his father in Preston County. According to prosecutors, Robert Tasker waited inside his dad's Cranesville home with a rifle to kill him.

Robert is said have killed his father William Howard Tasker Jr. sometime Tuesday morning.
 
Detectives said that Robert walked from Morgantown to his dad's home on Pond's Drive with the intention of killing him. Apparently when he wasn't home Robert waited inside the house for him to get there.
 
Investigators haven't said anything about a motive, but have said that after Robert apparently killed his dad that he was the one who made the call to 9-1-1 to report the shooting.
 
Prosecutors said Robert should have a preliminary hearing sometime next week.
 

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Jan 11, 2013 at 3:33 PM
I believe I know Butch. Is it possible to see a picture? Was Robert his only child?
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