The 25-year-old Oregon mom accused of beating her young son to death because he was gay remained stoic in court today as she was found guilty of murder.
Four-year-old Zachary Dutro-Boggess passed away in August 2012 after being beat so severely his intestines tore.
On Wednesday, a jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding mother Jessica Dutro guilty of all charges related to Zachary’s death – including murder.
Dutro’s boyfriend Brian Canady, 25, participated in the beating but escaped murder charges by taking a plea deal. By agreeing to testify against his girlfriend, Canady had the more serious charges against him dropped and be pleaded guilty to manslaughter and assault. Neither Dutro or Canady have been sentenced yet.
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