3-yr old child suffered a lacerated liver, broken pelvis, bladder injuries and bruising
WEST CHESTER — Mason Harris Gray struggled with a broken home, drug abuse, depression and anger issues in his 19 years on Earth. But authorities say that should not excuse what he did to his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son, beating the child so badly that it suffered a lacerated liver, broken pelvis and bruises on his face and torso. “The defendant’s criminal conduct is, in a word, horrendous,” wrote Deputy District Attorney Elizabeth Pitts in a memo asking a Common Pleas Court judge to sentence Gray, a former Unionville High School student, to 12½ to 25 years in prison.
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