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Conviction in Berkeley County child death case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va — A Martinsburg man faces prison time in the child abuse death of his young son.

A 12-member jury found James Mauldin, 21,¬†guilty¬†Friday in the New Year’s Day 2012 death of three-year-old Kaiwon Connelly.

The verdict ended the four-day, often emotional, trial.

Mauldin was found guilty of various charges including death of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian by child abuse.

Mauldin will be sentenced May 29.





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