A six-year-old was allegedly killed by his own dad who violating with a stick as punishment for eating a piece of cake.
Mauricio Alejandro Torres, 50, has been charged with capital murder and battery after his son Maurice 'Isaiah' Torres died of septic shock.
Torres is accused of sodomising his son with a stick, leading to a bacterial infection and septic shock that killed him.
He allegedly dished out the vile punishment after his son ate a piece of cake without permission while on a campaign trip in Missouri.
The dad is facing a retrial at Benton County Circuit Court for the murder.
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His original trial heard testimony that that Isaiah's death was caused by a bacterial infection from the act, reports Arkansas Online.
Isaiah was allegedly forced to exercising after the assault on March 30, 2015.
And his mum Cathy is alleged to have also inured him by pushing him to the ground.
She was handed a life sentence after pleading guilty to capital murder in March 2017.
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Her husband Torres was sentenced to death in November 2016 – before his conviction was overturned in April 2019.
His conviction was overturned on a technicality due to the assault happening in Missouri, and not Arkansas.
Torres now faces a retrial and his wife Cathy is among the set of witnesses which will be the same as in his first trial.
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Prosecutors will argue there were other incidents of child abuse during the case.
The dad faces life imprisonment or a death sentence if convicted of the murder charge.
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