Albuquerque father in court after beating son to death

Judges gavel

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man charged with killing his son is expected in court Tuesday morning.

Police say Spenser Phillips told them in 2015 that his 2-month-old son fell from a chair.

According to a criminal complaint, when Phillips and the boy’s mom took him to the hospital the boy had a brain bleed and brain trauma consistent with abuse.

He died two days later.

Tuesday, Phillips is due for a pre-trial conference before his trial begins in June. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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