[EDEQUITY] football & child abuse

From: Sharon Hushka (sharynh@earthlink.net)
Date: Mon Dec 04 2000 - 11:34:59 EST

USA Today, 12/1/01
Man sentenced in death of 5-month-old

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. ? A man who said he hit his infant
in the abdomen to make the boy a better athlete was sentenced to 40 years
prison Thursday. Kwayera Jackson, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder
in September
in the death of his 5-month-old son. The former high school football star
that he performed a number of ''strength training'' exercises on the boy,
hitting the baby's stomach. The baby died from intestinal bleeding.

Sharon Hushka

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