Tuesday, September 19, 2000
Father convicted of toddler's murder
By Enquirer Staff
A 29-year-old Hamilton man was convicted Tuesday of aggravated
murder and attempted rape in the March slaying of his 2-year-old
A Butler County jury of seven men and five women found Christopher
Fuller guilty during the second day of deliberations. The sentencing
phase of Mr. Fuller's trial will begin Wednesday; he could face the
Randi Fuller, who was one month shy of her third birthday, died of
suffocation, authorities said.
Mr. Fuller had told police that he became angry during the
afternoon of March 21 when Randi resisted his attempt to sexually
assault her in their Hamilton house, according to trial testimony. He
said he struck her twice in the chest.
"We felt like it's a very appropriate verdict,'' Butler County
Prosecutor Dan Gattermeyer said. "It's a very sad case any time a
little child dies.''
For additional details on the trial and verdict, see Wednesday's Enquirer.
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