Father Charged In Death Of His Son, Mother Speaks Out

POSTED: Monday, November 10, 2008 - 11:31pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:22pm

A 23 year-old man has been arrested by El Paso Police after they say he murdered his 10 month old son.

10-month-old Jacob died this weekend after spending several days in critical condition at Thomason Hospital.

His mother was not home at the time of the alleged incident, in which, police say Jacob's father caused the injuries that led to the boy's death. Police have now charged 23-year-old Erick Aguilera with capital murder.

Court documents obtained by News Channel 9 claim Aguilera admitted to shaking and dropping the child while in the shower.

Jacob's mother spoke exclusively Monday with News Channel 9. She says she wants everyone to know what a happy child he was and how painful this ordeal has been.

Aguilera is being held at the El Paso County Jail.

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