This adorable three-month-old baby girl was allegedly beaten to death by her dad, who was in the middle of punching her mum when he turned his anger onto the baby.
Mustafa Gafar, age not disclosed, allegedly beat his young daughter, Elif Ada Topcu, to death in their fourth-floor apartment in the district of Serik in the Turkish city of Antalya on 14th November.
The baby’s mother Beyza Nur Topcu, age not disclosed, said that she had an argument with Gafar over money, which quickly turned violent and he started to beat her, according to local media outlet Sonses.
The sound of Beyza being beaten woke up little Elif, who started to cry.
Gafar reacted to his daughter’s cries by allegedly beating her in the face and head, according to Sonses.
After he finished allegedly beating his daughter and wife, Beyza realised that Elif was covered in bruises, so she took her to hospital.
A doctor told her that the tot needed to see a neurologist, but Beyza had to wait until the following day since there was no neurologist who could examine the baby late at night.
She put Elif to sleep and found her the next morning unresponsive and foaming at the mouth.
Beyza called her mum Aysun Erol, who then contacted the emergency services, who arrived at the scene and confirmed that Elif was dead.
A distraught Beyza went to the police station and filed a report against her husband Gafar.
Gafar has been detained and an investigation into the incident has been launched. It is currently unclear if the suspect has been charged.
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