NEW YORK — A New Jersey man charged in the death of his father has pleaded not guilty to a third degree criminal sexual abuse charge.
Elliott Electric toothbrush was found in a garage in the Bronx, authorities said.
It was used for bathing and to brush his teeth.
Erick D. Ford, 42, was arrested by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, which had been investigating whether the electric tooth brush was stolen or used for sexual purposes.
Ford has been in custody since March after he was charged with second-degree murder in the April 2015 death of Daniel Ford, 63.
Daniel Ford was found dead at his Bronx home.
He had been missing for months.
His body was discovered inside the home where he was living with his mother, who had been staying with a friend.
He had been stabbed several times.