CALGARY — A choose is predicted to determine at the moment whether or not a Calgary man is responsible of killing his younger grandson.
Allan Perdomo Lopez is charged with manslaughter within the 2015 dying of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo.
The trial heard that Emilio died of a blunt-force mind damage 5 months after he got here to Canada from Mexico for a greater life.
The Crown performed a police recording from the household minivan of the accused praying in Spanish.
An English transcript of the intercept submitted by the prosecution stated Perdomo Lopez was saying he “didn’t want to kill that child.”
The person’s defence lawyer has stated the comment was not a confession and that the Crown cherry-picked segments of the recordings to assemble its story.
The prayer was considered one of 11 police recordings from the accused’s car, residence and cellphone that have been offered as proof.
Queen’s Bench Justice Richard Neufeld has been listening to the trial with out a jury.
Courtroom heard the boy was taken to hospital unconscious on July 9, 2015, and underwent emergency mind surgical procedure. Emilio by no means awakened and died eight days later.
Prosecutor Shane Parker stated in his closing arguments in June that the boy was dropped at Canada for a greater life, however as a substitute was abused for weeks by his grandfather.
Courtroom was proven images of bruises and scars in numerous phases of therapeutic throughout Emilio’s physique. The accidents weren’t seen in images of the kid when he was in Mexico or shortly after he arrived in Canada.
Defence lawyer Darren Mahoney stated there are affordable conclusions Neufeld might draw aside from that Perdomo Lopez killed the boy, together with that it was an accident or that another person within the family might have assaulted him.