A Peoria man charged for the death of his son appeared in court today.
Darnell Hunter Sr. is charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal neglect of a disabled person.
His eighteen-year-old son Darnell Hunter Jr. died last year after being found unresponsive by his father in his home.
An autopsy showed Hunter Jr. died of malnutrition.
The death was ruled a homicide.
Hunter's trial is set for June 16.
If convicted, Hunter faces up to 13 years in prison.