A Turkish soccer player has admitted to smothering his 5-year-old son to demise whereas the kid was within the hospital for coronavirus, telling cops he killed him as a result of he “didn’t love him,” in accordance to stories.
Cevher Toktas, who performs for Bursa Yildirimspor within the Turkish Regional Beginner League, advised police he killed his son Kasim at a hospital within the province of Bursa as a result of he by no means felt that he cherished him “since he was born,” the Solar and Turkish outlet Demiroren Information Company (DNA) reported.
The 32-year-old introduced his ailing son with a fever and cough April 23 to the hospital, the place they had been remoted collectively out of worry that they each had the virus, in accordance to the Solar.
Later within the day, the daddy alerted docs that his son was struggling to breathe, in accordance to the stories.
Docs tried to save him, however he died two hours later from what was believed to be coronavirus, the retailers reported.
On Might 4, Toktas went to a police station and got here clear about killing his son within the hospital, the stories stated.
He claimed that whereas they had been alone, he pressed a pillow on Kasim for 15 minutes as his son was mendacity on his again, the retailers stated.
“After he stopped shifting, I lifted the pillow,” he reportedly stated. “Then I yelled for docs to assist to draw any suspicions away from me.”
He claimed that not loving his son was the one motive he killed him, the Solar reported.
“I don’t have any psychological points,” he reportedly insisted to authorities.
The soccer player was taken into custody, whereas his son’s physique has been exhumed for an post-mortem, in accordance to the report.