In Cherkasy region, 28-year-old father was suspected of murdering 4-month-old son

The police noted that the man had already hit the child earlier.

A 28-year-old resident of the village of Letechevka, Monastiryshchensky district, Cherkasy region, trying to calm his crying four-month-old son, with all his might threw him into the crib, because of which the baby hit his head on the back and died from his injury, according to website regional prosecutor’s office.

The tragedy took place on January 9th. The first in the police the death of the infant from bodily harm was reported by doctors. Arriving at the scene, law enforcement officers detained the boy’s father, who confessed to the crime.

Later it turned out that the man did not like the child and there were cases when he beat him.

Photo: National Police

Now the father of the deceased is detained and arrested, he was informed of the suspicion. A criminal case has been initiated into the death of the child. If the court proves the guilt of the suspect, he faces a prison sentence of five to seven years.

In accordance with Art. 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine, a person is considered innocent of committing a crime and cannot be subject to criminal punishment until his guilt is legally proven and established by a court conviction.

We will remind, in the American state of Indiana, the prisoner Lisa Montgomery, convicted of the murder of a pregnant woman and the abduction of her child, was executed. This is the first federal execution of a woman since 1953.


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