Michigan Center, Jackson, Found Guilty, Court, Murder Man Found Guilty Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s 18-Month-Old Son – CBS Detroit

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A jury has convicted a southern Michigan man of killing his ex-girlfriend’s 18-month-old son.

Scott Jurewicz was found guilty Friday of felony murder and first-degree child abuse in the March 2015 death of Brenden Hartranft. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports that Jurewicz admitted he gave the child a “good shake” and put him down hard in a play pen in the home the couple shared in Michigan Center, near Jackson.

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Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kati Rezmierski said Jurewicz “was going to win that battle” and “shut that kid up.”

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Jurewicz is scheduled to be sentenced to life in prison on Jan. 4.

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