UPPER MARLBORO, MD (WUSA9) - The man accused of beating and killing his ex-girlfriend's 23-month-old son was found guilty of first-degree child abuse and other related offenses.
Osman Sesay was babysitting Ahmed Jalloh alone at the couple's apartment when the child suffered multiple blunt force injuries to the torso and head. The toddler also suffered a lacerated liver.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The victim's mother was at work at the time of the assault. She appeared in court and stood near prosecutors after the verdict.
Sesay was also charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault but was found not guilty of those charges.
He faces up to 65 years in prison.