Antonio Hicks Sr. sentenced to 45 years for beating son to death during potty training

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston daddy will now invest 45 years behind bars after pleading guilty for the pounding death of his 2-year-old boy.

The event taken place in July 2020 when authorities state Antonio Hicks Sr. lost his mood while potty training the young boy and struck him numerous times.

The young child, Antonio Hicks Jr., passed away at a health center.

VIEW: The young child’s uncle and next-door neighbors speak on their preferred memories of him and what they keep in mind hearing previously that day

Hicks was at first charged with injury to a kid, however those charges were updated to murder, to which he pleaded guilty.

According to records, Hicks will be offered credit for the one year he’s currently remained in jail.

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