Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dad convicted of reckless homicide in death of 9-month-old son during holiday visitation (Fayette County, Tennessee)

Doing more updates to our killer dads and custody lists. Dad SEAN LEIFER had been charged with 1st-degree murder in the death of his 9-month-old son during his holiday visitation time. He was eventually convicted of reckless homicide in August 2011.

Leifer Found Guilty of Reckless Homicide

By ABC 7 Eyewitness News Staff
Story Created: Aug 31, 2011 at 7:44 PM CDT

A two-day jury trial finds a Fayette County man guilty of charges involving child abuse and homicide.

A jury found Sean Leifer, guilty of aggravate child abuse, but found him guilty of a lesser felony offense, reckless homicide.

Leifer was indicted in November of last year on charges of first degree murder and aggravated child abuse related to the suspicious death of his 9-month-old son, Gage. The child's death happened in December 2009 at a home in Oakland. A sentencing hearing is set for Friday, September 2.

Leifer faces sentences of 15-25 years on the child abuse conviction, and 2 to 4 years for his reckless homicide conviction.