A shocking piece of news is coming forward where a couple has been arrested for killing their child. Yes, a San Antonio-based couple identified as 32-year-old Derrick Coles and 27-year-old Kapri Cheatom has been detained as their 12-year-old child named Danilo Coles died from “excessive whippings”. As per the reports, the child was being disrespectful so to punish him, the couple hit him with a whip that resulted in his death. The couple has been charged with a first-degree felony causing injury to a child resulting in a severe bodily injury. Check complete details here.
According to San Antonio Police, the department received a call on 911 from Derrick Coles who told them about their child not breathing at home located in the 7600 block of Wurzbach Road. After responding to the call, the responders tried to resuscitate the child and then immediately took him to the University Hospital. The medical staff stated that the victim’s body has several suspicious injuries and added that his body has no brain activity. It is reported that the young child died in the hospital at late night. As the child’s death was quite suspicious, the cops took the couple for interrogation.
Who Was Danilo Coles?
During the interrogation, Derrick confessed that he hit his son Danilo several times and even made him hold 50-pound boxes for hours. The couple continued claiming that the child fell while taking a shower and went on to cut himself. However, as per the arrest affidavit, Derrick had ordered his son to shower and then do pushups but the child was tired and could not do it as he passed out in the middle of the exercise only. Derrick also stated that Danilo mother used to abuse him in Chicago and he had recently shifted with him and Cheatom.
Derrick told the police that Danilo had moved in with them and was acting disrespectful and was causing problems for them. Currently, the couple is behind the bars on bond amounts of $150,000 each. The matter has spread on the internet quickly and has put the strange couple in the headlines. Everyone is talking about the pair and their weird way of treating their child. It is quite shocking to learn about such kinds of news where parents get too strict with their children that they end up hurting them. An investigation is currently ongoing to find out more details of the horrific case. Follow Social Telecast for more updates.
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