CHILD DEATH: Matthew Elliott Convictions Upheld
The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions of a Des Moines man involved in the death of a seven-month-old child. Matthew Elliott appealed to the court on his convictions for child endangerment causing death and willful injury causing serious injury in the death of Alexis Gilbert. Elliott had been staying with Gilbert’s mother in West Des Moines in 2008 when the child died.