Texas Man Convicted Of Starving Son, Dumping Body

Originally posted on CBS Houston:

DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas jury took less than an hour Tuesday to convict a father accused of slowly starving his 10-year-old son to death, slipping his body into a sleeping bag and dumping it in a rural area where it went undiscovered for a year.

Aaron Ramsey, 35, was found guilty of severely injuring a child in the death of his son, Johnathan. The Dallas County jury will hear testimony Wednesday on what punishment the man should receive. He could be sentenced to up to life in prison.

Prosecutors said the father locked his son in his room, where he slowly starved on a diet of bread and water. They contend Ramsey dumped the child’s emaciated body in a rural area south of Dallas in 2011. The boy’s remains were found in the area a year ago in a creek.

Aaron Ramsey allegedly told police he limited the…

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