Man who caused baby’s death sentenced to 14 years


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Jaytwon Mobley, 21, pleaded guilty to causing a 4- month-old’s death and has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

On January 18, 2019, the infant arrived at Carle Foundation Hospital suffering from serious head injuries. Officials say Mobley, 20 at the time, smashed his son’s head against a kitchen cabinet, causing the child’s death. The baby died 2 days later.

Mobley pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of a child in August.

He was found guilty on both charges.

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