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Father kills his 3-year-old son because 17-year-old girlfriend does not like children

By Mason White 12:49 PM January 15, 2016
David and Brendan Creato 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A father was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his son because his teenage girlfriend does not like children, police in New Jersey said.

Camden police said that they have arrested 22-year-old David Creato Jr., after being accused of killing 3-year-old Brendan Creato.

David Creato was charged with murder and endangering the welfare of a child. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set $750,000.

If convicted, David Creato faces up to life in prison.

According to the police investigation, David Creato was afraid of losing his 17-year-old girlfriend to another man because she does not like children.

David Creato who was afraid that his son Brendan would come between himself and his girlfriend, decided to kill his child and dump his body in a river.

David Creato describes the area as spiritual.

David Creato’s girlfriend told investigators that she and her boyfriend visited the river around 25 times before the boy’s body was found.

The girlfriend revealed that she was not happy that Creato had joint custody of Brendan. They used to fight about the presence of Brendan in their apartment.