MICHIGAN: The parents of 15-year-old student Ethan, who shot dead three students at a school, have also been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
The parents of a 15-year-old student detained for allegedly shooting dead four students at a school in Michigan have also been charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to the International News Agency.
A reward of up to 10,000 has been announced for information leading to the capture of the parents who went into hiding after the incident.
Why were the parents charged?
The 15-year-old student fired an automatic rifle that his father had given him as a gift four days earlier. Ethan was also present at the purchase of the gun and shared a photo of her on Instagram.
The night before the attack, he recorded a video on his cell phone stating that he was planning to shoot at school the next day, but the video was not posted online.
The same day, a schoolteacher spotted Ethan Crumble looking for ammunition on his cell phone during class and reported the matter to school authorities.
The school administration contacted the mother by e-mail but she did not respond to voice mail or e-mail messages.
The teacher says the parents were called to the school on the day of the shooting when a teacher frightened them with a note on Ethan Crumble’s desk. A gun was drawn in the drawing and words were written on it that thoughts would not stop. help me.
Upon receiving the drawing, the parents would be summoned again and the student was urged to seek counseling from a psychiatrist but the parents did not take the child with them and at the same time the child pulled out a gun from his bag and opened fire.
The prosecution decided to sue because of the parents’ behavior.