Houston man loses appeal to overturn conviction for killing son

April 24, 2013 10:00:02 AM PDT
Seven years ago this month, three-year-old Kendrick Jackson disappeared. Yesterday, his father lost an appeal of his conviction for his son's murder.

The 14th Court of Appeals upheld Roderick Fountain's murder conviction. The little boy disappeared in April 2006 and his body has never been found.

The boy's mother says Fountain beat their son. Fountain is serving a 13-year sentence on a federal parole violation and will then serve a life sentence for murder.

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