A 33-year-old Tacoma man pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the death of his toddler son.
Kingsa McKnight is to be sentenced Feb. 19.
McKnight took his 3-year-old son, Terrence Green, to the hospital in June 2014 when the boy became lethargic and went through bouts of frequent vomiting, court records show.
Terrence died a few days later from head injuries and rib fractures, and hospital officials notified police he likely was the victim of child abuse.
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The boy’s mother, who did not live with McKnight, said he’d been angry at Terrence because the boy had been wetting the bed, court records show.