The Workplace of the Maine Lawyer Common says a Milo man has been sentenced to 25 years in jail and 6 years of probation for killing his 1-month-old son.
Reginald Melvin was initially charged with wicked indifference homicide in reference to the loss of life of his son, Sylus Melvin, in August 2021.
He pleaded responsible to home violence manslaughter on Thursday.
Melvin’s full sentence is 30 years, with all however 25 suspended, and conditional probation for six years.
Courtroom paperwork say the toddler was crushed to loss of life. The 1-month-old baby’s father reportedly beat him to the purpose that he had fractured bones and cuts on his organs.
In response to court docket paperwork, Sylus Melvin died of blunt power trauma on a number of elements of his physique, together with fractured bones and hemorrhaging in his head and abdomen.
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