29 Nov '11, 3am

Dad arrested for allegedly killing three-year-old son by putting him in a washing machine

PARIS - A 33-year-old French father has been charged with murder after allegedly killing his three-year-old son by stuffing him into a washing machine and turning it on. The man, identified in reports as Christophe Champenois, was charged with "murder of a minor" late on Sunday in Meaux near Paris, court officials said. The boy's mother was charged with failing to prevent a crime and failing to assist a person in danger. Both were held without bail. A source connected with the case said the child appeared to have died from "a blow to the head". Neighbours said the boy, Bastien, died on Friday after his father put him naked in the washing machine to punish him for getting into trouble at nursery school. A neighbour who gave her name only as Alice said that she had seen the boy's body after his mother had come to her apartment for help. "I took the little boy in my arms, he ...

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