The autopsy performed on his six-week-old body showed he was killed by blunt force trauma to his head. Something was used to strike him on the back of his head or he was smashed against something with force. His skull was fractured and two blood clots formed. His death was ruled a homicide.
Cohen had been born to Mary Smith on March 30, 2008, a healthy, normal baby. In the month and a half between that moment and the one in which his brain stopped functioning and he took his final breath on May 11, he suffered another skull fracture, broken ribs and lacerations to his lips.
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