Man arrested for killing of his father in Wabasha County

The 73-year-old man was found dead at a home in rural Zumbro Falls.
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A man has been arrested for the alleged murder of his father in Wabasha County.

The Wabasha County Sheriff's Office says Edward Riley, 73, was found dead at 59376 County Road 6 in rural Zumbro Falls after a call at 6:18 p.m. Friday.

Arrested and charged with his murder is James Riley, 44, who is being held at Wabasha County Jail.

There are no further details at this stage as to how Edward Riley died and what led to his killing.

The incident remains under investigation.

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