Brain Injury Killed Boy
A 2-year-old boy died of a brain injury late Friday, an autopsy showed. His baby sitter remained in jail late Monday.
Kory Holbrook died of massive trauma to his brain, said a spokeswoman for the Spokane County Coroner’s Office.
Police arrested Gavin Ritsler, 26, of 1320 N. Madelia, who they say was watching the infant.
Ritsler’s bond was reduced Monday from $125,000 to $25,000. He has no criminal convictions in Spokane County.
Efforts to reach Rea Holbrook, the baby’s mother, were unsuccessful Monday. Holbrook and Ritsler lived together at the North Madelia home.