A man, presumably the father, parked his truck on an unlit road Saturday night, removed a 2-year-old boy from his car seat and proceeded to stomp, kick and punch the boy to death, authorities said. The boy was unrecognizable when he was pronounced dead according to the County Sheriff's Department .
The man had to be fatally shot by an officer for allegedly refusing to stop beating a toddler to death along a remote road.
The incident took place on a rural Stanislaus County, California, road.
Several motorists called 911 and tried to stop the beating, authorities said.
Authorities have not released the name of the boy's mother.
Man tries to fight off officers with pet python.
Bridgeport Ct., police say they arrested a man after he ordered his pet to attack two officers. Unfortunately, the 9-foot-long python did not listen.
The man was charged with threatening police and disorderly conduct after Monday's the incident. No one was hurt. The officers were called to the man's apartment on a report that he was threatening his girlfriend with the pet reptile. The man went to jail on a $10,000 bond, and the albino python to the city's animal control shelter.
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