Who is Anthony Templet? The focus of Netflix true-crime documentary I Just Killed My Dad

Who is Anthony Templet? The focus of Netflix true-crime documentary I Just Killed My Dad

NETFLIX‘s latest true crime hit disclosed the terrifying story of a teen boy who allegedly shot his dad and died after years of horrific abuse. I Just Killed My Dad which follows the true story of Anthony Templet, who allegedly shot his own father Burt in the head multiple times and immediately called the cops to confess.

What Did Anthony Templet Do?

Anthony Templet killed and shot his father in the head three times, and in the documentary series I Just Killed My Dad Despite Anthony’s confession, he received only five years of probation under supervision for the deadly crime after he claimed self-defense from Burt’s abuse. In June of 2019, Burt was fatally shot by his son, then only 17 years old, in Louisiana, Yahoo reports. Anthony called 911 and told the operator: “I just killed my dad. I shot him three times.” The crime bore no signs of physical struggle or self-defense.

At first, authorities feared Anthony’s lack of remorse and emotion was a sign of sociopathy due to their expertise. However, Anthony’s defense team, his step-mother, and various other family members urged that prison was not necessary, as the teen had reportedly suffered abuse at the hands of his father for more than ten years.

Anthony’s mother held onto him for a time due to his father’s routine abuse, which allegedly included endless beatings and mental and verbal abuse. But, Burt, who had already officially won custody from Anthony’s mom, resorted to kidnapping his own son.

Fear of Punishment

His father is also reported to have kept cameras around the home, leaving Anthony in constant fear of punishment. In the documentary, Anthony’s stepmother Susan says that she tried to teach him to read, write, and do basic math as late as 10 years old and feared an age-appropriate education in a public school was an opportunity that had passed, Esquire reported.

Keeping Anthony away from school reportedly served as an easy way for his father to ensure the abuse could continue unbeknownst to the public.

Anthony Templet Age, Family, and Early Life

Antony Templet’s age has not been disclosed as of now. But we assume that Anthony’s age is in his early 20s. He was of American nationality and white ethnicity background. He is the son of Burt Templet and Teresa Thompson. His parents divorced when he was very young.

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Anthony came to the limelight after shooting his father, Burt. His story is also documented in the show; I Just Killed My Dad.

Anthony Templet Relationship, His Partner

Anthony Templet’s love life and relationship side of his story has not been opened up as of now.  But we will be updating his love life once the reports come up in the future.

Which school/college did he go to? What is his major?

Anthony Templet’s academic degree and the educational story have not been confirmed at the time of publishing this article.

His social media reach

Anthony Templet seems to be inactive on the social media platforms. As such, his official Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.

Anthony Templet’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation,

HeightNot Available
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Hair ColorNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Anthony Templet’s which you should be knows

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AgeThe 20s
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