The Platte County Sheriff's office said Darrell W. Brooks, 56, was deceased when they arrived at the home in the 18000 block of Interurban Road Tuesday afternoon.
Brooks' step-son, James F. Gibson, 59, is in custody on a 24-hour investigative hold.
The sheriff's office said they responded to the home after two disturbance calls Tuesday. They said the were treating the investigation as a possible homicide.
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