Jonathan Fair, 19, faces murder charges after he beat his girlfriend’s four-year-old daughter to death after she spilled orange juice on his Xbox, reports say.
Jonathan Fair has been charged with murder after Skylar Mendez was killed at a home in Waukegan, Illinois.
The toddler was allegedly beaten and kicked by the 19-year-old – who gave doctors conflicting reports about what had happened.
Skylar’s family have said her life was taken by a “monster”.
And according to hospital records Skylar had previously shown signs of abuse and shaking in the months leading up to her death.
The suspect is said to have admitted shaking and beating the child when he was interviewed with police.