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Monroe County father charged in shooting death of his son

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SAYLORSBURG, Pa. - A Monroe County father has been charged in the shooting death of his four year old son.

It happened June 18 on the 500 block of Ash Lane in Saylorsburg.

Authorities charged 21-year-old Ryan Koch Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Bentley Koch.

Initial reports said Bentley shot himself.

He was transported to Pocono Medical Center where he later died.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 20.

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