"What on earth can I do as a judge to punish you for what happened? Your punishment is your guilt at what your momentary inattention did. I cannot punish you any more," said the presiding Judge William Davis. The grieving father was ordered to pay a small fine.
Judge Davis said he hopes that the tragedy can serve as a cautionary tale. "The very fact of the reporting of this case will tell decent fathers, such as you, of the need to be on your guard at all times," he explained.
Is the guilt over being partially (if not fully) responsible for your own child's death enough punishment?