MILWAUKEE, Wis. / CNN — A jury trial was cut short Wednesday, May 5, when a Milwaukee man charged with killing his 5-year-old son over a piece of cheese pleaded guilty.
Travis Stackhouse initially told officers that his 5-year-old son was playing with another kid upstairs when he fell down the stairs on June 21, 2019.
Stackhouse eventually admitted to punching the 5-year-old in the stomach because he was mad at him for eating his Father’s Day cheesecake. The father said he only had one piece and was upset others were eating it.
After punching his son in the stomach, Stackhouse...