Police: 2-year-old boy showed signs of long-term abuse - New York News

Police: 2-year-old boy showed signs of long-term abuse

Posted: Updated:
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -

Disturbing details were revealed in court Tuesday in the death of a 2-year-old boy in Gwinnett County.

Elizabeth Calvo and her boyfriend, Adam Garber, face felony murder charges in the death of Elizabeth's son, Aiden Calvo.

The medical examiner said that Aiden's cause of death was "delayed effect head trauma." Dec. 16. A detective in the case, Sheila McMillan, testified on Tuesday that Aiden's short life was riddled with abuse.

The accused pair originally claimed they had no idea what happened to the boy, but that he had complained his eyes hurt the night before. The couple's stories changed from that night with both pointing the finger at the other, McMillan testified.

"He saw her hit Aiden with closed fists," McMillan said. "She said that Aiden always got bruises when he was in the care of Adam."

Doctors say whatever happened to little Aiden was not consistent with an accident. Calvo's older son shared a disturbing story of abuse, according to detective's testimony.

"He told a family member that Adam played some kind of game that they would flip a coin and whoever lost, whichever child lost, would get beat by Adam," said McMillan.

Calvo and Garber have been charged murder and child cruelty. Investigators are awaiting reports from New York regarding possible accusations of abuse by Calvo in that state.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Medics who responded to deadly chokehold arrest suspended

    Medics who responded to deadly chokehold arrest suspended

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:07:56 GMT
    Four emergency workers involved in the medical response to a man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls. The hospital that employs the two EMTs and two paramedics has suspended them without pay pending the outcome of an investigation into Eric Garner's death.
    Four emergency workers involved in the medical response to a man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls. The hospital that employs the two EMTs and two paramedics has suspended them without pay pending the outcome of an investigation into Eric Garner's death.
  • Repaving of Palisades Parkway begins

    Repaving of Palisades Parkway begins

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:42:19 GMT
    Crews have begun repaving along the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The last time such work was done on the road, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge, was the mid-1990s.
    Crews have begun repaving along the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The last time such work was done on the road, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge, was the mid-1990s.
  • A look inside the exclusive Beautique

    A look inside the exclusive Beautique

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:38:38 GMT
    Beautique is Midtown Manhattan's new celebrity hangout with a touristy address and locals-only feel.The upscale restaurant gives way to a luxe lounge. Everyone here looks like a million bucks and has a bank account to match. It's no wonder celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio feel right at home.
    Beautique is Midtown Manhattan's new celebrity hangout with a touristy address and locals-only feel.The upscale restaurant gives way to a luxe lounge. Everyone here looks like a million bucks and has a bank account to match. It's no wonder celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio feel right at home.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices