Monday, September 13, 2010

Taken too soon

Once again a relationship ends in the death of a child at the hands of the parent's boyfriend.

Okay allegedly.  Does that make it any better?

My prayers and condolences go out to the family of the young boy.

Seguin man accused of killing girlfriend's son
By Sarah Mills - Express-News

Seguin police on Saturday arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.Michael J. Menchaca, 29, was being held in the Guadalupe County Jail on charges of capital murder, tampering with evidence and injury to a child in connection with Jesse Wohl's death. Bail was set at $1.5 million.

Around noon Friday, police said Menchaca took the boy to the emergency room at the Guadalupe Regional Medical Center. Seguin police Detective Sgt. Aaron Seidenberger said Menchaca told police that Jesse fell in the shower at home in the 700 block of Boenig Street.

Jesse suffered a skull fracture and was flown to University Hospital, where he was later taken off life support. He died 10:20 a.m. Saturday.

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