Man suffocates son over video game
Aman in Florida has been arrested after he allegedly suffocated his 16-monthold son because the child was distracting him from playing video games, authorities said.
Cody Wygant, 24, told investigators that his son, Daymeon, wouldn’t stop wailing while he was playing an Xbox game — so he covered the child’s mouth and nose until he stopped
He said his son wouldn’t stop wailing while he was playing an Xbox game...
breathing on Thursday morning.
Emergency workers arrived at the Homosassa home, located about 75 miles north of Tampa, where they found the boy unconscious under some bedding in his playpen.
Little Daymeon was rushed to a local hospital, but he could not be saved.
Wygant was charged with thirddegree murder and child neglect before he was ordered to be held without bail at the Citrus County Jail.
The state’s Department of Children and Families took Wygant’s infant daughter into custody.
Culled from nydailynews.com
Wygant allegedly told authorities that he suffocated his 16-month-old son because he was distracting him from playing video games.