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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio - Shawn Dotson never got to know his son. He said the boy's mother forced him out of the picture.
"I guess she felt as if she couldn't be involved with me, I couldn't be involved with him," he said.
Dotson's son is 3-year-old Emilliano Terry, whose death is being considered a homicide after a body was found at a waste plant in Oakwood Village on Monday.
Dotson thought the child was living with his mother out of state until he learned that the boy was missing.
"There's a deep part of me who feels that it is partially my fault. So, I mean, it eats me up you know," he said. "I mean, every kid needs a father, you know. If he had his father in his life or around him, I'm like 99.9 percent sure that wouldn't have happened. He'd be secure. He'd be safe with me."
Dotson, 19, was a freshman in high school when he met Camilia Terry, who's been charged with murder in connection to her son's death.
Neither Dotson or his family members ever saw anything in Camilia that made them think she would be capable of hurting the boy.
"She was just a young girl," said Porsha Dotson, Shawn's mother. "Every young girl goes through their 'I don't want a baby' or 'I had a baby by this guy. I'm young.' But talking with her and visiting with her when she was over at my house, no, I had no clue."
Porsha Dotson said she offered to raise Emilliano, but that never happened. Now, she will see that he gets a proper burial.
"I want to make sure we give him a proper burial so we'll know that he is finally at rest, because he never had rest. It was just sad," she said.
Cleveland police will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. about the Emilliano Terry homicide investigation. We will work to live stream this.
Christmas came early for one of the sons of Camilia Terry, the Cleveland woman charged in the murder of her young son.
Murdered Cleveland 3-year-old Emilliano Terry's brothers, ages 5 months and 5 years, have been placed with paternal relatives following a hearing on Friday.
The mother of three-year-old Emilliano Terry pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including murder, in the boy's death Friday morning.
The Cuyahoga County prosecutor announced late Tuesday that a grand jury indicted Camilia Terry for the death of her 3-year-old son Emilliano.
The father of 3-year-old Emilliano Terry said he cried when he heard his son was beaten to death.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office released the official cause of death for 3-year-old Emilliano Terry.
Pernel Jones Jr. of Pernel Jones & Sons Funeral Home confirms they are handling wake and funeral services for Emilliano Terry, 3.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office confirms the body found Monday at a waste processing site was 3-year-old Emilliano Terry.
Camilia Terry, the 20-year-old mother of Emilliano Terry, appeared in court and prosecutors asked for a high bond due to blunt force trauma to the head the toddler suffered.