Specialist Testifies 2-Year-Old Death Caused By Child Abuse In Houdeshell Trial

01/12/18 – 6 A.M.

A medical doctor specializing in child abuse cases took the stand Thursday in the Brent Houdeshell murder trial. The Courier’s Eileen McClory explained Dr. Randall Schlievert is a specialist in child abuse prevention from Mercy Health Partners. McClory said he believes 2-year-old Breyden Ferell didn’t die by accident.

Eileen McClory

Detectives also took the stand saying that Houdeshell gave them varying statements. He told detectives that he was fighting with his fiancee, Ferell’s mother, at the time. Later he told detectives that they were not fighting.

We will continue to get updates from McClory as the trial continues.