A two-month old baby was killed in Binh Duong Province on Thursday after being thrown on the floor by its angry father, VnExpress reported Friday.
The child's mother told police that Nguyen Kim Long asked her to take the baby to visit his parents about a hundred kilometers away but she refused, saying that they should wait for the child to get stronger.
Long, who was holding the baby during the dispute, became enraged and hurled the child onto the floor, she told authorities. When he realized what he had done, he fled the scene.
The baby was rushed to Binh Duong General Hospital but succumbed to severe brain injuries.
Police frpm the southern province arrested the father when he arrived at the hospital later that day.