EVANSTON, WY. – Jesse Hartly, 19, from Uinta County has been convicted of 1st degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of his then girlfriend’s two year old son who was in his care on May 1, 2018.

Hartley was found guilty in the Uinta County Third District Court on Friday, May 10.

He was also charged with 1st degree sexual abuse of a minor, but was acquitted.

A sentencing date has not yet been set. The state said they will not seek the death penalty in this case.