Mom Who Killed Son For Being Gay: Boyfriend Will Testify Against Her

Fri, March 28, 2014 1:00pm EST by 10 Comments
Jessica Dutro Case Boyfriend Testifying
Courtesy of Washington County Sheriff, Courtesy Photo

Jessica Dutro has been charged with murder in the death of her 4-year-old son. The mother’s boyfriend, Brian Canady, has accepted a lesser charge of manslaughter after agreeing to testify against the murderous mother.

There’s a shocking twist in the Jessica Dutro case: Her boyfriend, Brian Canady, is set to testify against her as a character witness. Brian has admitted to kicking Jessica’s son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess, in the abdomen and causing the blunt force trauma that lead to his death.

Jessica Dutro — Boyfriend Will Testify In Court

Jessica Dutro, 25, has been charged with murder, murder by abuse, and second-degree assault for the death of her son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess. In August 2012, the 4-year-old boy was violently beaten to death by Jessica and her boyfriend at the time, Brian Canady, because they assumed he was gay.

Brian, who has pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault, is set to testify against his ex-girlfriend as a witness in the ongoing murder trial.

This is an interesting turn of events, because at the time of Brian’s arrest he admitted to kicking little Zachary in the stomach while wearing shoes. According to his autopsy report, Zachary died of blunt force trauma to the abdomen and a delay in medical treatment.

Zachary Was Abused ‘The Worst’

At the time of Zachary’s death, Jessica had at least two other children who showed signs of physical abuse. There is a 7-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy. The police report stated that her infant son was the only one who did not appear to be abused.

In court, prosecutors claimed that Zachary received the most abuse. Messages from Jessica to her boyfriend Brian on Facebook show that she believed he “walked” and “talked” like he might be gay. In the messages, Jessica told Brian he would have to “work on” Zachary’s sexuality.

The autopsy report found that little Zachary’s colon was torn and bleeding for up to two days before he finally collapsed in the homeless shelter he was living in with his family. Zachary lived for two days on life support before doctors decided it would be best to remove his ventilator.

Tell us, HollyMoms — Have you been following the Jessica Dutro case? Let us know your thoughts on it below.

– Lauren Cox

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Posted at 12:23 PM on April 2, 2014  

Been following this case for awhile and trying to figure out what ethnicity Dutro is. I’ve read she’s originally from Hawaii, yes? I’m thinking either Filipino or Samoan? What do you guys think? Does anyone know?

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Sherry L.

Posted at 7:14 AM on March 30, 2014  

The boyfriend should get some time too! He doesn’t know yet but the men in jail hate abuser especiallyagainst kids a lot of them ccannot see their children and they hate people who abuse children. I hope he gets some time too. And I hope the judge orders that he cannot be around other children! What a brunch of losers!

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Sherry L.

Posted at 7:05 AM on March 30, 2014  

This is such a sad story when a mother who carried. A child for nine months and kills him /for being gay! How in the world does a four year old knows when he gay? They should lock her up and throw away the key! If she’s thinks her son is gay wait till she gets in prison Then what is she going to do. The father should testify against her she deserves everything the judge throws her way!

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Posted at 3:59 PM on March 28, 2014  

This is so SAD. Even if I don’t support Gay. That boy is 4 years old. A minor for that matter haven’t reach the age to decide sth for himself. Instead of Guarding him Well this Heartless Woman turned into an Abuser & eventually Killing Him.

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Posted at 3:57 PM on March 30, 2014  

Lily, I never supported gays either until I had twins and they both turned out to be gay. I knew them before their sexuallity. They are great human beings. I’m not crazy about it, but I KNOW THEY WOULD NEVER, EVER hurt another human being. I love them no matter what. For a MOTHER to think a child is gay at age 4 is SICK! My daughter played with football figures with her brothers and she is the girliest girl EVER! Plus, you’re suppose to love them no matter what. Just have to be sick people. I hope GOD GIVES THEM WHAT THEY DESERVE! Just asking that you keep your mind open. Nobody really knows who is gay. Could be the Dr. that saves you one day……..or your mom, or your dad. What they do behind closed doors doesn’t define them as humans. JUST OPEN YOUR MIND. That’s all I ask. Thanks.

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Posted at 3:18 PM on March 28, 2014  

Oh my goodness!!!!! I can’t believe this mother. Sad and angry, what’s wrong with these people. They need to be tortured just like they hurt this little boy. It was her own child – she has no heart.

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Posted at 2:52 PM on March 28, 2014  

This is just so sick and evil, I can’t stand it. No one forces us to be mothers. Give the kids away, get an abortion, whatever. Im sick of these trashbags letting the new man hurt the exes babies. Are we lions now? Id be honored to have a son, gay or straight. A pig like her, not so much.

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Posted at 1:41 PM on March 28, 2014  

How come no one see that this kid was walking around with blood coming out of his colon and call the cops on her?.This so horrendous words can’t even describe how sad that is.Once they find out what they did in jail these two will become what they hate most in jail gay because they will get attacked in jail for such a horrible crime.Even if she didn’t like the gay lifestyle that’s not a reason to kill her child and abuse the other ones.

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Mister Baja

Posted at 1:09 PM on March 28, 2014  

she has some sort of a brain tumor?

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