SABINE PASS, Texas — The preliminary autopsy report for an 81-year-old man found dead in his Sabine Pass home does not name a preliminary cause or manner of death.
Kelli Sartin, was arrested and charged with the murder of her fasther, Charles Sartin, after investigators say he was found dead during a welfare check Monday morning.
Investigators ruled the cause of death as blunt force trauma, but police are waiting for autopsy results to determine date and time of death according to Port Arthur Police.
Charles Sartin was the longtime owner of Sartin's Seafood restaurant.
According to preliminary autopsy results a toxicology report is still pending.
A judge set bond for Kelli Sartin at $1 million Tuesday morning.