Teen found dead in Hampton, father in custody

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 7:27 AM

Update 11/4:  Anthony James Brooks was taken into custody, according to a tweet by the Hampton Police Department. 

HAMPTON -- Police are looking for the father of a Hampton teenager after the boy was found dead in his home on Oct. 28.

Hampton police found the body of 14-year-old Antonio J. Brooks in his bedroom in the 800 block of Teach Street around 9 a.m. after receiving a call from the boy's father, 47-year-old Anthony James Brooks.

Police say there was evidence of child neglect and they issued a warrant for Brooks, who also lives in the home.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Anthony Brooks is encouraged to contact Hampton Police at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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