Milwaukee man convicted of killing 5-year-old son over piece of cheesecake sentenced to 20 years in prison

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man convicted of killing his 5-year-old son will spend 20 years behind bars. 

Travis Stackhouse admitted to punching the boy in 2019 because he had eaten Stackhouse's Father's Day cheesecake. 

Stackhouse faced up to 37 years in prison. In court on Tuesday, June 29, for sentencing, a judge ordered Stackhouse to 20 years of initial confinement and eight years of extended supervision.

He also has to pay $500,000 restitution. 

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