Trial Begins For Man Charged In Springfield Baby's Death

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a Massachusetts man charged with killing a 5-month-old baby in 2013 has started. reports that the prosecution and defense made opening statements Monday in the murder trial of Miguel Fonseca-Colon in Hampden Superior Court.

Prosecutors say the baby, Jadamier Cintron, was brought to the hospital in January 2013. Doctors found he had 32 broken bones, including a skull fracture, plus a punctured spleen and other injuries.

Fonseca-Colon was one of several guests the baby's mother hosted at her Springfield home. Prosecutors say the injuries occurred during a 20-minute period the suspect was caring for the baby while the mother ran out for food and juice.

Fonseca-Colon has denied harming the child. His attorney says the infant died of cardiac arrest due to respiratory infections.

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