The authorities recently arrested an Oklahoma dad who allegedly told his son that putting a bag over one’s head is not an efficient way of killing yourself. According to the authorities, acting upon his father’s suggestion, the boy set himself ablaze.
Oklahoma Dad Told Son to Immolate and Shoot Himself in the Head
Recently, the Oklahoma authorities took 36-year-old Michel Joseph Jensen into custody after his family declared that the father told his son to commit suicide. According to the police document, Jensen told his 12-year-old to go to his room and sleep as the next day he had school and drop by his mother’s house.
Jensen told the authorities that the boy began behaving erratically after being told to go to sleep, stormed into the kitchen, from where he returned with a plastic back. The man told the investigators that his son placed the plastic bag over his head while telling his father that he wants to commit to suicide.
In order to discourage the boy, Jensen allegedly told his son that the plastic bag over the head routine would not work, as the doctors are able to resuscitate him. Instead, the Oklahoma dad told his son that the best method to commit suicide is setting yourself ablaze and putting the gun to the head after that.
Realizing that his father was not joking, the boy went to his room took a can of lighter fluid, stroke a match and set himself ablaze. According to the authorities, the boy was saved at the last minute by the other family members who called the authorities.
The Oklahoma dad was booked into county jail where he was charged with child neglect. A Sheriff’s Office spokesperson declared that the father might have been sarcastic when he told the boy how to kill himself.
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