Father, 29, & 5 killed his five-year-old son in the stomach because he ate Father's Day cake & # 39;

Father of the five, 29, & # 39; killed his five-year-old son in the stomach because he was upset that he ate his Father's Day cake & # 39;

  • Travis Stackhouse, 29, faces a count of first-degree reckless murder
  • Police say his five-year-old son was declared dead in the early hours of June 22
  • Autopsy showed that the boy had blunt strength trauma in the lower abdomen area
  • The boy's brother said Stackhouse hit his boy after he saw him eat his cake
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Travis Stackhouse, 29, a five-year-old father from Milwaukee, has been accused of first-degree reckless murder

Travis Stackhouse, 29, a five-year-old father from Milwaukee, has been accused of first-degree reckless murder

A 29-year-old father killed his five-year-old son after being furious when the boy ate his Father's Day cake, prosecutors claim.

Travis Stackhouse, a resident of Milwaukee, faces a count of first-degree reckless murder.

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Authorities say the police responded to the scene near 26th Street and Ruby Avenue after receiving a report of an injured person in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22.

According to the criminal complaint, a five-year-old boy was sentenced to death.

Authorities say the boy had bruises around both eyes, a cut in his lip and a crack in his breastbone, WITI TV reported.

Researchers also said he had three healing cuts on his back.

The boy's guardians told the police that he was falling down the stairs, but investigators did not believe the statement.

An autopsy showed that the boy had blunt trauma to his stomach.

The medical investigator's conclusion led the police to charge Stackhouse with murder.

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In his interview with the police, Stackhouse said he lived with his girlfriend and their five children.

He told the researchers that since his girlfriend worked, he was the main caregiver for the children.

Stackhouse told the police that he was at home with the children last Friday.

He said his girlfriend returned from work around noon and then left again around 3 p.m.

According to Stackhouse, the five-year-old boy and another child played basketball on top of Nerf.

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Stackhouse told the police that the boy was walking down the stairwell & # 39 ;.

He said the boy looked good and there were no visible signs of injury.

Authorities say the police responded to the scene near 26th Street and Ruby Avenue after receiving a report of an injured person in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22.

Authorities say the police responded to the scene near 26th Street and Ruby Avenue after receiving a report of an injured person in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22.

Authorities say the police responded to the scene near 26th Street and Ruby Avenue after receiving a report of an injured person in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22.

Shortly thereafter, the boy said he was unwell and started vomiting, according to the police complaint.

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Authorities say that after his girlfriend came home, she, Stackhouse, and some other kids were outside.

Stackhouse then returned home and noticed that the five-year-old boy and two other children ate a cake that he had received for Father's Day.

Stackhouse told the police that he was angry, but denied hitting the boy.

He said his girlfriend fell asleep on the couch. Shortly thereafter, Stackhouse went out with friends.

When Stackhouse came home, his girlfriend told him that something was wrong with the five-year-old. She then called 911.

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The boy's older brother said that Stackhouse had hit the five-year-old boy in the stomach and back.

The brother also denied that his younger brother fell down the stairs, as his father had claimed.

After the police interviewed Stackhouse for the second time, he admitted that he had hit the boy in the stomach and slapped him in the face because he was angry about the cake.

Stackhouse claimed the boy fell down the stairs later that day.

He told the investigators that his girlfriend had warned him & # 39; didn't hit the children so hard & # 39 ;.

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