Chattanooga jury finds Tumlin guilty in child's death

Chattanooga jury finds Tumlin guilty in child's death

June 14th, 2012 by Todd South in News

Reginald Tumlin listens during jury selection for his trial Tuesday in Judge Rebecca Stern's courtroom. Tumlin has been charged with felony murder, aggravated child abuse and neglect.

Photo by Angela Lewis /Times Free Press.

A jury found Reginald Tumlin guilty of two counts of child abuse, one count of criminally negligent homicide and aggravated child neglect in connection with the death of his 3-year-old son.

Tumlin, 32, faces a maximum of 60 years in prison. His sentencing date is Aug. 27.

An autopsy showed more than Jaylen Ramsey suffered more than 50 bruises on various parts of his face and body, numerous lacerations, a healing burn on the back of his left thigh and bleeding on the brain, lungs and kidneys.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Times Free Press.