Denver (AP) A Denver father overcome by the burning death of his son had to be restrained when the child's mother and boyfriend appeared in court to face murder charges.
Two-year-old Elijah Archuleta died of severe burns last week. His mother, 23-year-old Isela Reyes-Talamentes, and her boyfriend face murder charges in the toddler's death.
The accused couple had a court appearance Sunday, and the boy's father had to be restrained when they entered. The Denver Post reports that James Archuleta was sobbing and lurched toward the boyfriend, 24-year-old John Vigil. Later Sunday, James Archuleta
joined about a dozen mourners at a candlelight vigil for his son.
The pair told police that elijah turned on the water and accidentally burned himself.
Post Your Comments
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.