The baby was deaf and disabled. The father’s supposed girlfriend says she heard the sound of a grapefruit hitting the floor as the father slammed his head to the ground. She allegedly did nothing and is being charged with murder as well as the baby’s mother who stood by and did nothing.
Finally, a sentence which may help bring justice to innocent baby…
Dr. Raj Nanduri, a pathologist, testified that Maxwell had bruises all over his body from previous injuries but died from four blows to the head. She said the boy would have shown obvious signs of distress in the hours before his death.
Eyer testified at Tuesday’s hearing that she left Maxwell with Garcia and Lansdon at his home in East Alton on Dec. 26, although she had been warned by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services never to allow Garcia to be with the child unsupervised.