New York – A Massachusetts teen is accused of murdering his father by drowning.
Jack Callahan, 19, is charged with murder in connection with the June 19 incident in Duxbury. A grand jury indicted him on Friday.
Police say that it was around 2 o’clock in the night. When someone called the police saying Callahan was “acting unfairly” and her father, Scott Callahan, 57, was missing.
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Police found Jack Callahan distraught and hyperventilating. Around the same time other police found his father’s body submerged in a nearby pond.
Investigators say that Jack Callahan was allegedly having his father in the water several times, claiming that he was “baptizing” his father because he saw a “demon” in his eyes. He had allegedly left his father swimming in the ponds.
According to an autopsy, Scott Callahan’s lungs were filled with water and he had an abrasion on his head.
Jack Callahan has been held without bail since his arrest.