Father Sentenced for His Role in Death of Toddler Son
April 20, 2022 7:22AM EDT
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The father of a Canton toddler will do 11 to 16-and-a-half years in prison.
The toddler was found unresponsive underneath a pile of furniture in the family home last year.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
30-year-old Kevin Walker pleaded guilty Tuesday to an involuntary manslaughter charge, reduced from murder, in the death of 18-month-old Kevin Walker Junior last May.
Police believe the child was assaulted with the heavy furniture inside the house on Maple Avenue near 19th Street NE.
His mother, 25-year-old Mary Guarendi, faces a murder charge and is awaiting trial, perhaps as soon as next week.