PITTSFORD, N.Y. — A Cornell University sophomore was charged Tuesday with murder in the shotgun slaying of his CEO father inside the family’s home, authorities said.
Police said the father had been shot several times with a shotgun, which was found in the garage. The elder Tan had wounds on his upper body, deputies said.Charles Tan was arraigned Tuesday morning on a second-degree murder charge.
He is being held in the county jail without bail. A message left with his lawyer wasn’t immediately returned.
Police had been called to the home several times before for reports of domestic disputes, the sheriff’s office told the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester. Specific information about the calls wasn’t released.