A man has decided to kill his son because of his sexual orientation. Giovanni Melton, 14 remembered for being an energetic and a friend that brings smiles to his other friends was killed by his father because he saw his son was gay, and could not stand it.
Wendell Melton, 53
The two had an argument at an apartment Giovanni stayed all by himself, and his father,Wendell Melton, 53 then shot him after their argument.
According to Giovanni former foster mom, Sona Jones, "Giovanni was abused physically and mentally and spiritually for many, many years. He hated the fact that his son was gay.I'm sure that inside of his mind, he would rather have a dead son than a gay son"
Giovanni Melton, 14
Jones said she heard the man had caught Giovanni with his boyfriend, and pulled a gun on him. Jones said; "I hope they throw the book at him. I hope he never sees the light of day," said Jones. "I hope every day when he looks in the mirror, he sees his son's face."