Ivan James Jr., 16, arrested and charged with killing father in Grand Concourse

The 40-year-old man was found in his apartment Thursday night with severe head trauma.

The 40-year-old man was found in his apartment Thursday night with severe head trauma. (9/23/13)

THE BRONX - A 16-year-old Bronx boy has been charged with killing his own father.

Ivan James Jr. faced a judge Sunday after police charged him with the murder of 40-year-old Ivan James Sr.

Authorities say the man was found in his apartment at 1855 Grand Concourse with severe head trauma Thursday night.

Neighbors describe James Sr. as a friendly man who always offered help to others in the building. They say fighting with his son was constant, and some were scared of James Jr.  

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