Monday, November 10, 2014

Dad on trial for aggravated murder for death of toddler daughter (Hagatna, Guam)

Dad is identified as JOHN CASTRO.;postID=8310902165276685373

Mother of beaten Guam toddler testifies as father’s murder, child abuse trial

The Associated Press Nov 10, 2014 11:33:40 AM

HAGATNA, Guam – The mother of a Guam toddler who died of abuse says she regularly found the girl bruised and injured after being in the care of her father.

The 23-month-old father John Castro is on trial, charged with aggravated murder, assault and child abuse.

Pacific Daily News ( ) the girl’s mother Suzane Lotino testified Monday that she left the child in Castro’s care when she worked overnight shifts.

Lotino says she didn’t leave Castro because they didn’t have any other place to go.

Castro’s defence attorneys have said there’s no probable cause to show he’s responsible for the child’s death