California man convicted of murdering 2-year-old boy who died of 'severe trauma' 10/25/2021 2:47 pm PDT Comments Stockton Police STOCKTON, Calif. (TCD) -- A 30-year-old man was convicted of first-degree murder and other charges on Oct. 22 three years after a 2-year-old boy died from abuse. The San Joaquin County District Attorney announced in a press release that a jury found Roberto Alcantar guilty of murder, assault causing death of a child under 8, and two counts of child endangerment with great bodily injury. According to the Stockton Police Department, officers responded to St. Joseph’s Hospital on July 14, 2018, about a patient who died. The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office said in the statement 2-year-old Ares Doe suffered from "severe trauma" at the time of his death. Stockton Police said investigators searched Doe’s family’s home on the 1100 block of Rosemarie Lane and arrested Alcantar and his girlfriend Maria Flores. Doe was Flores' son. The District Attorney’s statement lauded Doe’s sister for "her attempts at protecting her younger siblings from the abuse that occurred and for her bravery in testifying to the horrors she witnessed." According to San Joaquin County Jail records, Alcantar’s next court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 1. Flores will reportedly be sentenced Oct. 25 on charges of child endangerment. MORE: Jury Convicts Defendant Roberto Alcantar of First Degree Murder and Child Abuse Charges - San Joaquin County District Attorney's OfficeChild Abuse Investigation, 7/16/2018 - Stockton Police DepartmentSan Joaquin County Jail #California Related Stories Suspect in Wisconsin homicide case found dead as son of victim remains missing Wisconsin mom enters plea agreement for hiding 5-year-old son's body in trunk for months Texas couple arrested in Florida after 5-year-old boy's body found in Colorado ravine James Hutchinson case: Mom’s boyfriend gets 19 years in connection to 6-year-old’s death Indiana parents arrested after 4-year-old son found naked, dead under a blanket Virginia dad charged with murder of son who was found in freezer Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.