Grandson in custody after 91-year-old Pennsylvania man found dead

A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man was found dead inside his home — along with his teen grandson, who was naked, covered in blood and combative, according to reports.

Joshua Bacon, 19, was discovered Friday when cops responded to the home of his grandfather, George Bacon, in Luzerne County for a report of a suicidal person, state police said.

Bacon — who was also covered in blood at the time, investigators told WNEP — charged at a state trooper, shoving him before grabbing the trooper’s chest, sparking a struggle that ended with the teen being subdued with a stun gun, state police said.

Troopers later found George Bacon dead inside the residence. His death initially was considered “suspicious” and an investigation remains ongoing, state police said.

An autopsy found that Bacon, whose death has since been ruled a homicide, succumbed to “multiple traumatic injuries,” WNEP reports.

Joshua Bacon moved in with his grandfather more than a year ago while having unspecified personal struggles, neighbors told WBRE.

“It’s mind-boggling,” neighbor Bob Mansfield told the station. “I mean, he was such a good guy.”

Joshua Bacon has been charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest for allegedly attacking the trooper, but had not been charged in his grandfather’s death as of early Monday, state police said.

“The investigation is open and our investigators are actively seeking a resolution into the death of George Bacon,” Trooper Thomas Kelly told The Post in an email.

Bacon, who was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail, is expected to return to court for a preliminary hearing Feb. 6, police said.

A message seeking comment from the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office was not immediately returned.

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