HAMILTON, Ohio -- A Butler County man will spend 15 years to life in prison for killing a 1-year-old boy last year.
A judge found Dylan Tompkins guilty on Tuesday for the Aug. 2, death of Bryce Pelfrey. The infant died from injuries sustained while in Tompkins' care.
The judge also handed donw the 15 years to life sentence at the same hearing.
A judge raised Dylan Tompkins' bond from $150,000 to $500,000 after his initial arrest and indictment.
A trial date was originally set for Dec. 2.
Family members said it has been a rough time for Bryce's mother, Ashli Pelfrey, sinceher son's death.
"My daughter is beside herself obviously and can't talk to anybody about it," said Duane Pelfrey, Bryce's grandfather during a hearing last year. "We're satisfied right now with where we're moving forward to. And that's all we want is another day, a step forward toward justice. What we want is justice for Bryce."
A bikers group gave a fundraising ride to help pay for Bryce’s headstone last year. Hundreds of the bikers also attended Bryce's funeral at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Tompkins was arrested on Aug. 2 after Hamilton police responded to 15 Marlou Drive and found Bryce unresponsive.
Bryce was taken to Fort Hamilton Hospital, then moved to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries a day later.
Tompkins had been charged with one count of child endangering and one count of murder.
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