Again today, a Walton County man stands before a judge and jury to await the determination of his fate. Harold Clifford Bielec, Jr., allegedly murdered his infant son in 2015.
News 13’s Peyton LoCicero joins us live from the courthouse, where day two has just finished.
Today, jurors found out there is more to this story than what Bielec originally told authorities. Back in December of 2015, Bielec told authorities that his 9-week-old child had been sick and all of a sudden he wasn’t breathing or responding.
But today, Bielec told jurors he dropped his son into an empty bath tub.
This morning opened with, the state presenting jurors with the several medical professionals who examined the child’s body.
Many of the doctors say, 9-week old Remington Bielec died because of head and neck trauma.
The State says his father, Harold Clifford Bielec Jr., was responsible for that trauma. After the lead medical examiner testified her findings, the defense called their witnesses to the stand. One of them being, the defendant.