Boy, eight, jumps to death from apartment on the ninth floor in Ukraine after a beating from his parents & # 39; who had violently abused him for years & # 39;
- The eight-year-old boy, named only as Anton in reports, died in Ukraine
- Doctors said he died immediately after falling on his head from a ninth floor
- Neighbors said they had heard the boy's parents hit him before the dive
- Parents admitted that they beat him regularly because he was misbehaved, local media say
After eight years of alleged child abuse, an eight-year-old Ukrainian boy was shot from his parents' apartment on the ninth floor of his parents.
The boy, only referred to as Anton in reports, fell on his death in Enerhodar, southern Ukraine, after coming home from school on August 23.
Neighbors said they had heard Anton's parents shout at him because he had torn and beaten his clothes before he fell out of a window of their apartment.
An eight-year-old Ukrainian boy, named only as Anton in reports, jumped out of his apartment last month
Neighbors said they had heard Anton's parents shout at him because he had torn his clothes and beat the sound of them before he fell out of this window
Doctors were summoned, but said the boy died immediately after landing on his head (photo, the place where his body was found)
Zhanna, who lives downstairs from the family, said she heard the beating followed by silence and then the sound of a child's fast footsteps.
& # 39; A few seconds passed and there was that terrible thud when a body hits the ground, & # 39; she added.
& # 39; I looked out of my kitchen window and saw the boy lying downstairs. I called an ambulance and the police. & # 39;
Andrey, another neighbor of the family, said: & I saw the family go upstairs to their flat. Ten minutes later the boy lay on the floor while his parents ran down the street. & # 39;
Paramedics arrived and Anton was declared dead on the spot. Forensic investigators said he fell with his head and died in a collision.
The police have now launched a criminal investigation against the parents for not performing their parental duties.
Zhanna, who lives downstairs from the family, said she called an ambulance after seeing Anton's body on the ground, but doctors said he died immediately after landing on his head
The police say that Anton's parents admitted that he had abused him for years and that he immediately jumped out of a window after a beating. The child's grave is shown
The suspects confessed to beating their son on the day he died and said that he jumped out of his room window immediately after the abuse, according to local reports.
They also admitted that they had beaten the boy regularly for & # 39; misbehavior & # 39 ;, according to reports.
After an interview, the couple left their rented apartment and fled the city. Officers try to find out their whereabouts.
The suspects are confronted with a maximum of five years in prison if they are found guilty.
Anton & # 39; s school director Oksana Zelenska said: & # 39; The boy fell behind in school and we had to stop him in first class. His parents were not interested in him at all. & # 39;
Psychologist Zoya Pershyna added: & Anton visited me several times for counseling. I didn't see it coming. & # 39;
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