A Bronx male with in excess of a dozen prior arrests allegedly killed his girlfriend’s 1-12 months-previous son — breaking the child’s ribs then sodomizing him with a toothbrush to halt him from crying, legislation enforcement resources told The Write-up Saturday as they announced the monster’s arrest.
Police busted Keishawn Gordon, 23, Friday and charged him with sexually abusing and killing Legacy Beauford, who was found unconscious Thursday in a bed room at the Webster Properties in Morrisania, resources explained.
Gordon — who lived in the condominium with Legacy’s mother – allegedly punched the child, breaking his ribs and lacerating his liver, in accordance to sources who said he then took a toothbrush and sodomized the boy simply because he wouldn’t prevent crying.
The boy had bruises on his confront, sources explained to The Publish.
EMS took the toddler to Bronx Treatment Health Technique, exactly where he was pronounced useless.
Gordon was billed with murder, manslaughter, aggravated sexual abuse and sexual abuse, in accordance to resources.
Gordon, who is unemployed, has 18 prior arrests like 7 felonies, sources claimed.
He was charged with legal obstruction of respiratory in 2018 soon after allegedly putting his hands close to a woman’s neck and then slamming her to the ground, in accordance to sources. That victim said she did not get rid of consciousness, sources mentioned.
A GoFund me page was set up for very little Legacy following his loss of life.
“Today we are grieved to say we misplaced a beautiful little one of God. Legacy Beauford, son to Jessica Melendez and Grandson to Chiquita Seelal. A dear brother, nephew, cousin, and friend. A daily life so limited in variety but an influence so massive was expressed in this gorgeous infant boys title Legacy Beauford,” the website page reads.
A teddy bear with white, yellow and red carnations sat outdoors the boy’s house Saturday.
“It’s seriously disgusting. It is disgusting,” said Nancy Lamot, 65, who life in the creating and saw police officers jogging with the baby Thursday, an oxygen mask more than his little deal with. “Why harm a newborn? My god. May possibly he relaxation in peace.”
One more resident, Charles Green, 45, said the child’s loss of life “makes no feeling.”
“It’s a little one. It is just erroneous,” he explained.