A 31-year-old man has been remanded in custody accused of murdering his father at a house in Lancashire.
The body of 60-year-old Brian Hughes was found at The Lea in Darwen, in the early hours of Sunday.
A post-mortem examination found he died of head injuries.
Anthony Hughes, of no fixed address, was remanded by magistrates in Blackburn.
He is due appear before Preston Crown Court in a fortnight.
A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in Lancashire.
Officers discovered 60 year old Brian Hughes when they were called to The Lea on Queen Street in Darwen yesterday following reports of an assault.
A post mortem showed he died of head injuries.
31 year old Anthony Hughes of no fixed abode has been charged with his murder.
He'll appear before Blackburn Magistrates on Tuesday.