Toddler’s Father In Crash To Police: ‘I Was Trying To Kill My Son’

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – A father in Arapahoe County has been accused of trying to kill his own child by getting into a car wreck.

The crash happened on South Eudora Way in Centennial on Aug. 21.

Isaiah Weitzel, 2, remains at a hospital in Aurora with severe injuries. His father, Nathan Weitzel, 29, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Nathan Weitzel (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office)

Nathan Weitzel (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office)

“I was trying to kill my son,” Weitzel told investigators.

He said being a father was a big responsibility and he did not think he was man enough to raise a child. He estimated he was driving up to 75 miles per hour.

A GoFundMe site says Isaiah “ripped a muscle in his neck, putting him in a neck brace.”

The child needed as many as 30 stiches in his head. Isaiah remains on oxygen, according to the GoFundMe page.


One Comment

  1. This is the most disgusting story I have ever heard. Hopefully this man, will stay in jail for the rest of his life and will never see his son again. I am just astounded that a father, would deliberately hurt his son, with the hopes of him dying. Hopefully Isaiah will totally recover and he will never have to know what his did to him. What an emotional burden that would be for him, as he is growing him. Positive loving thoughts for him and his mother, as they go through this tragic time.❤❤❤

    1. No Liz…You’re to ‘Merciful’!
      By not being “man enough to raise his son…”, I hope the hardened convicts rape him repeatedly!
      Then, I hope he hangs himself!

  2. These crazy stories that we read and hear of DAILY, should force lawmakers and Judges to STIFFEN Law, for such henious crimes.
    An example…
    If you rape any citizen, not only are you thrown in prison, you will have your reproductive organs removed. In essence…you will be sterilized for the rest of your life!
    The same applies to those who would inflict ANY SORT OF HARM to a child.

    If you kill, you will be killed in the same fashion.

    If you steal, you will have your fingers cut off one at a time, for each theft committed.

    Crimes against nature, aka: Animals, involving abuse of said animal and you will be punished using the same method applied. If the animal is dead…Oh Well! cse la vie.

    It appears that mankind is ‘Out of Control’. Tougher laws should be implemented to prevent this craziness from continuing and to deter those who would carry them out.

    In short, ANY crime committed and you the perp will suffer in the same fashion!
    Once you deprive any creature or human of their rights to survive, you decided to toss YOUR RIGHTS out the window, thus you lose them!

    IF these laws were implemented, watch and see how crime rates would fall!!!

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