MODESTO — A trial has been rescheduled to start July 29 for a 32-year-old Modesto father accused of murder in the death of his 7-week-old son and in the beating of the infants mother.
Abinesh Kumar has been charged with murder, child abuse causing death, and battery on a spouse resulting in a traumatic injury.
The infant, Abinav Kumar, died Aug. 18, 2011, in his north Modesto home. Emergency personnel responded to reports of an unresponsive child about 1 a.m. and found the boy dead.
Kumar was arrested that afternoon after police questioned him. The trial is estimated to last two weeks. Kumar remains in custody at the Stanislaus County Jail.