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British tourist arrested for 'killing father with punch' in Turkey

British tourist, 22, is arrested for ‘killing his father, 51, with fatal punch’ in Turkey: Police claim ‘he told them victim fell and hit his head but CCTV shows attack’

  • Ethan Hallows, 22, allegedly struck his father Garry after a row in Turkey
  • The son first told police his father had suffered a fall and hit his head 
  • But CCTV appears to show Ethan knocking out Garry with a heavy punch 

A British tourist has been arrested in Turkey after killing his father with a fatal punch after a furious row, police have said.

Ethan Hallows, 22, allegedly struck his father Garry, 51, while walking back to the Marmaris resort.

When questioned by police, Ethan said his father hit his head after suffering a fall.

A British tourist has been arrested in Turkey after killing his father with a fatal punch after a furious row, police have said

Ethan Hallows (pictured), 22, allegedly struck his father Garry, 51, while walking back to the Marmaris resort

But police were suspicious of his account and believed there was more to the death, especially after spotting a graze on his hand, local media reported.

Officers reviewed hotel CCTV footage and from the surrounding streets, showing the appearing to argue on a path before squaring up to each other.

The suspect is then seen punching his father in the head twice before walking away as his dad falls to the ground, police say.

Officers reviewed hotel CCTV footage and from the surrounding streets, showing the appearing to argue on a path before squaring up to each other 

Passersby appeared not to react as Garry lay motionless on the floor until someone eventually called an ambulance. 

The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead after the serious blow to the head.

The suspect was later arrested by police and transferred to the local courthouse as the investigation continues.

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