UPDATE: Portage Co. Man Gets 20 Years in Toddler Death Case

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email
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A 28-year-old man Bancroft man convicted of killing his girlfriend's son will spend 20 years in prison followed by 20 years extended supervision.

In June, a jury found Reymundo Perez was found guilty of 1st degree reckless homicide and child abuse.

Deputies say they were called to a home in the Town of Pine River, outside of Bancroft Oct. 26, 2011 for a report of a child having trouble breathing.

Prosecutors say Perez threw two-year-old Felix Espinoza-Villa on the ground to try to stop him from crying. Court documents say the boy suffered multiple injuries, including a severed spine, and died two days later.


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