A Colorado father has been sentenced to a most 48 years in jail after being convicted of second-degree homicide and baby abuse ensuing in death after the disappearance of his 13-year-old son practically a decade in the past.
Mark Redwine, 60, was sentenced Friday by La Plata County District Court Chief Judge Jeffrey Wilson, The Durango (*48*) reported.
Redwine was indicted in 2017 in the disappearance of Dylan Redwine, who was reported lacking in November 2012 whereas on a court-ordered Thanksgiving go to to his father’s dwelling outdoors Durango in southwest Colorado. Dylan Redwine’s stays have been discovered a couple of miles from his father’s dwelling in 2013, and hikers discovered his cranium in 2015.
A jury convicted Redwine in July after lower than a day of deliberations.
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The case drew nationwide consideration when Redwine and the boy’s mom, Elaine Hall, leveled accusations at one another over their son’s disappearance on the syndicated “Dr. Phil” tv present in 2013.
Redwine didn’t converse through the sentencing listening to.
“I have trouble remembering a convicted defendant that has shown such little remorse for what they’ve done,” the choose stated.
Prosecutors argued at trial that Redwine killed Dylan after Dylan found embarrassing pictures of Redwine carrying girls’s lingerie and consuming feces from a diaper. They offered proof that Dylan’s relationship along with his father was in decline and that Dylan advised household and mates he dreaded the court-ordered go to.
A forensic anthropologist testified at trial that Dylan suffered a fracture above his left eye and that two marks on his cranium have been probably brought on by a knife or sharp device at or close to the time of death. Fred Johnson, particular deputy district legal professional, testified that investigators discovered traces of Dylan’s blood in Redwine’s lounge.
Hall testified that she despatched Dylan to his father’s home on Nov. 18, 2012, discovered he was lacking the subsequent day and suspected her ex-husband wasn’t telling the reality about their son’s disappearance.
Redwine didn’t testify at his trial. But he advised investigators he left Dylan alone at dwelling to run errands and Dylan was lacking when he returned. Defense attorneys urged Dylan ran away and will have been killed by a bear or a mountain lion.
Public defender Justin Bogan additionally urged that Hall’s look on nationwide TV turned public opinion in opposition to her ex-husband and influenced the path of the police investigation.
Redwine, a truck driver, was arrested in Bellingham, Washington, following the 2017 grand jury indictment.
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