Dad EDWARD GEAVANNI COX has been charged with 1st-degree murder in the death of his 1-yea-old son. The baby died within minutes from a hard blow that lacerated his liver. Daddy was alone with the boy at the time of the "incident."
INVISIBLE MOTHER ALERT. Where was Mom? Working?
Autopsy: Blow to liver killed baby
By Katharhynn Heidelberg
Daily Press Senior Writer
Published/Last Modified on Thursday, July 8, 2010 4:11 AM MDT
GUNNISON - One-year-old Christian Michael Wentz was killed by a hard blow that lacerated his liver and caused internal bleeding ��” an injury so deadly that he it killed him within minutes, authorities said.
The baby’s father, Edward Geavanni Cox, was charged in May with first-degree murder and child abuse. A preliminary hearing next month will determine whether there is sufficient probable cause for the case to proceed.
Christian, who died April 17, had been alone with Cox when injured, the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office alleges in a recently released arrest affidavit.