Man suf­fo­cates son over video game

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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.

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