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Man beats his roommate to death and takes selfies with dead body because his beer was stolen

By Mason White 12:11 PM November 4, 2016
Justin Vankirk 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly beating his roommate to death because he stole beer, according to police in Pennsylvania.

Brentwood police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Justin Vankirk, after being accused of killing his roommate and taking selfies with the dead body of Charles Parker.

He was charged with aggravated assault and is facing a charge criminal homicide. According to the police investigation, Parker allegedly stole beer that Vankirk had bought.

Vankirk then confronted Parker, and during the confrontation, Vankirk beat his roommate several times in the face and head.

Parker suffered bruising, swelling, and bleeding from his lips and mouth. Vankirk then dragged the victim from the bedroom to the dining room because he did not want any blood on his carpet.

Vankirk then took selfies with the dead body and went to bed.

Vankirk called the police the next afternoon. Police noticed that Vankirk’s knuckles were swollen, and there was blood on one of his shoes.