Boy, 17, Killed Father With A Crossbow Because He Caught Him Skipping School & He Didn’t Want Him To Be Mad
Seth Ramsey (pictured) has been charged with the first degree murder of his father, Todd Ramsey, 41, who was found dead in a bedroom of the family home in Harrington, Delaware. According to law enforcement, Seth said his father had been in his bedroom and knew he had skipped classes at Lake Forest High School in Felton, Delaware. Authorities were first alerted by the victim’s co-workers visited who said he had not been at work for work for a couple of days. They then arrived at his house where one of them supposedly spoke to the youngster who claimed he had killed his father.
A 17-year-old boy, Seth Ramsey is accused of killing his own father in Delaware with a crossbow. Seth Ramsey has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father 41-year-old Todd Ramsey.
Police were called to a home in the 4800 Park Brown Road for a well-being check. Mr Ramsey’s coworkers in the HVAC shop at Dover Air Force Base were concerned after he failed to show up for work for a few days, so they notified police. Police went to the home and his son Seth Ramsey was there and claimed he may killed his father.
Officers entered the house and found Todd Ramsey dead in a bedroom with a wound to the upper torso.
According to the police affidavit, the teen told police he had skipped classes Tuesday at Lake Forest High School and stayed home.
“He said that his father was in his bedroom from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Seth said that he knew when his father came out he would be mad so he shot him,” the affidavit said.
Seth allegedly told police that he shot his father with a crossbow. He is currently being held at a juvenile detention facility without bail.
Source: 6 ABC News
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