Silt man arrested in slaying of his father |

Silt man arrested in slaying of his father

Staff Report

After an unattended death near Silt was deemed suspicious, Anthony William Padia, 27, was arrested on Friday and charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father, Leon Padia, age 65.

According to a Garfield County Sheriff’s Office press release, deputies responded to the unattended death report on Wednesday and issued a search warrant on Friday. Padia was arrested later that day and is being held at the Garfield County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

Authorities did not disclose the manner of death or other details.

The investigation is ongoing.

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