- Associated Press - Friday, November 13, 2015

PENDLETON, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager woke up to smoke and found his father dead in their Pendleton home with a small fire set near him.

Investigators said two brothers have been charged with murder in the attack around 3 a.m. Friday.

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said 53-year-old Todd Cantlay suffered some kind of trauma and he is waiting for the autopsy to determine the exact cause of death,

Shore said the son heard a loud noise and went back to sleep for a few minutes before smelling smoke.

The coroner says the teen went downstairs, found his father unconscious, called 911 and put out the small fire.

Deputies say Jacob Lance and Oscar Lance were arrested and charged Friday with murder and burglary. It wasn’t known if they had lawyers.

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