Dad Gets 10-Year Jail Sentence For Murdering 3-Year-Old Son To Keep Teen Girlfriend

A New Jersey man who was convicted of killing his 3-year-old son after he worried the boy was interfering with his relationship with his 17-year-old girlfriend was given his crime’s maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, Time magazine reported.

David Creato Jr., 23, pleaded guilty in August to aggravated manslaughter of his son Brendan after a murder trial ended in a mistrial. He said at the August plea that he “recklessly caused his son’s death under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life by depriving Brendan of oxygen.”

His son, Brendan, was found lifeless in the woods near Creato’s New Jersey home. Creato claimed his son had walked off, but investigators found that the socks he

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