Tigard, Oregon – A 25 year old Tigard mom has been found guilty in the death of her 4 year old son she thought he was gay. Jessica Dutro-Boggess was convicted on Wednesday on charges of murder, murder by abuse and assault.
The family was staying at the Good Neighbor Center in Tigard in 2012 when a worker saw Zachary Dutro-Boggess had injuries and got help. He died in the hospital several days later. Dutro-Boggess and her boyfriend were arrested.
An autopsy by the state medical examiner showed he died from complications from blunt force trauma to the stomach. Her other children have been taken into custody by the state department of Human Services. One of the kids testified she saw her mom and boyfriend beat the boy.