A father was arrested after his 11-year-old son was thrown into the water from a boat and died in northern California, the police said on Monday.
Javier A. Burillo, of Belvedere, California, was reported to have been intoxicated at the time, said Tiburon police chief. The well-known developer was arrested on Sunday on charges of manslaughter with a boat, self-inflicted injuries or injuries to a child and operating a vessel under influence, according to the Tiburon Police Department.
Police said Burillo's 27-year-old son was also thrown over a 33-foot boat in San Francisco Bay near Angel Island.
Burillo's eldest son was able to help his father find the 11-year-old boy. The ship went to the Corinthian marina in Tiburon, where the boy was pronounced dead, KTVU-TV reported.
Burillo's eldest son was transported to a local hospital with cuts in his leg.
The property documents indicate that Burillo's full name is Javier Burillo Azcarraga, a wealthy real estate developer.
Burillo's bail was set at $ 1 million.