Some of his family members realized he had a black eye when he showed up at a family baby shower party.
Crystal had tried to poorly cover the black eye up with makeup.
A neighbor witnessed Crystal slap Christopher right across his tiny little face.
That’s not even all of it though…
Pictured above is a hospital bed, much like the one Christopher stayed in shortly before his death
Christopher landed in the hospital the summer before he died. He had a huge bump on his head and he was completely covered in bruises all over his little body.
His Mom just explained to a nurse they were mosquito bites.
Crystal had even been CONVICTED of misdemeanor domestic battery after the hospital visit the following fall, and told a police officer that she hit Christopher.
How was Crystal still allowed to have custody of Christopher after all of these terrible things she did to him?!
Facebook; Christopher looks sad in the above photo
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services simply concluded the abuse against Christopher was “unfounded.”
Crystal didn’t go to jail for what she did leading up to his tragic death.
Crystal didn’t have Christopher removed from her care.
Crystal didn’t have her other children taken away from her.
A month after she was convicted of domestic battery, she just killed Christopher.
Pictured above is a birthday cake at a child’s birthday party, but Christopher sadly never even got to enjoy his birthday like this
On the day of Christopher’s 4th birthday, Joseph and Katrine arrived at Crystal’s house after their neighbor told them disturbing details of what Crystal was doing to Christopher.
When they arrived, they found him dead in his bedroom.
That’s right, this monster Mom killed her own poor little son on his birthday.
Cook County Sheriff’s Office; pictured above is a mugshot of Crystal and she doesn’t even look sorry for what she did to Christopher
Crystal wrapped him in a blanket, and there were bruises all over him.
“I laid him on his back…And I said, “What did you do? What did you do?”
Katrine recounted the chilling details in her testimony.
“I killed him, my Christopher.” Crystal screamed in the background of the 911 call that was placed.
How could a Mom do this? It’s heartbreaking & unbelievable.
Cook County Sheriff’s Office; this is Crystal’s boyfriend’s mugshot
Pictured above is Crystal’s boyfriend. Her defense team blamed the death of Christopher on him and he got 75 years in prison. Crystal got 35 years.