FORT WORTH (AP) – A 24-year-old Fort Worth man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2015 fatal beating of his girlfriend’s toddler son.
Officials say the boy was admitted to a hospital on his second birthday, March 18, 2015, and died the next day. His 21-year-old mother — Jessica Langlais — was indicted on a capital murder charge in May and remains jailed.
Prosecutors did not seek the death penalty for Tyrrell, who testified Langlais caused her son’s injuries.
Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson said in a statement Thursday that Tyrrell was “not fit to be a member of society.”
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