ROME – Turkish footballer Cevher Toktas , a footballer currently working for Bursa Yildirim Spor, confessed to killing his five-year-old son.
The child, the Turkish media said, was hospitalized urgently with breathing difficulties and very high fever. Symptoms that initially had also made one think of coronavirus.
Unfortunately, there was nothing for him to do.
Eleven days after his death, Toktas confessed that he choked the baby with a pillow.
“I put – the shocking tale of the footballer – a pillow on the head of my son pushing. After a while, I called the doctors to suspect nothing.
I have never loved my youngest son, I have no mental problems. The only reason I did it was because I didn't want to. "
Now Toktas will be tried for murder and faces a life sentence.
The news, of course, shocked Turkey and beyond. The news, in fact, in these days has gone around the world.
Toktas, a central defender born in '87, is, or rather was, a footballer from Bursa Yildirim, Turkey's minor and regional team.
In 2008 Toktas also managed to play in the Turkish Serie A wearing the Hacettepe Spor shirt. (Sources: Il Corriere dello Sport, FanPage).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano