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Boyfriend Convicted for Fatally Beating Girlfriend’s 1-Year-Old Son, Inflicting Severe Injuries to Abdomen and Back

According to the court documents, the defendant, later identified as 27-year-old Enrico, was found guilty of first-degree murder while engaged in the commission of a felony and aggravated child abuse resulting in great bodily harm.

Prosecutors said the boyfriend faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison. The 27-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he beat his girlfriend’s baby to death while the boy was in his care.

On December 1, 2019, the baby’s mom, who was not identified, called the authorities and said that her child was not responsive. First responders rushed the child to the hospital where the boy was pronounced dead. Read the full story here ▶