Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Dad sentenced to 25 years in prison for death of 2-month-old son (Sioux City, Iowa)

Dad is identified as MICHAEL WILLIAMS.  

Father sentenced in son’s malnutrition death

Published 7:41 AM CDT Aug 20, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa —A 28-year-old Sioux City man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the death of his 2-month-old son and neglect of his two other children.

The Sioux City Journal reports Michael Williams pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges including child endangerment resulting in serious injury. The sentence is part of a plea deal.

According to authorities, 2-month-old Leonard Williams was taken to a hospital on April 29, 2014.

Authorities say an autopsy showed the child died of malnutrition and dehydration.