Man convicted in son’s death taken to prison

Local News
COVER PHOTO_DOTSON CONVICTED_Baby starvation case 2012_Taken to Prison_0206_1549494285572.jpg.jpg

The man convicted in the death of his 2-year-old son made his way to prison Wednesday. 

Matthew Dotson was sentenced to life in prison on Feb. 2 for the death of his son, Clifford, in May 2012. 

     RELATED | Roane Co. man convicted of starving baby son in 2012

Clifford died from extreme malnutrition. 

It only took the jury an hour of deliberations to convict Dotson of murder, aggravated child abuse, and aggravated child neglect. 

Matthew Dotson’s sentence is life without the possibility of parole. 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter