Wichita man guilty of murder in toddler’s death

Michael Cornilius Ross (Courtesy: Sedgwick Co. Sheriff)
17-month-old Grace Harris. (Photo courtesy Rosie Sims)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Attorney’s Office said 22-year-old Michael Cornilius Ross was found guilty Tuesday in 17-month-old Gracie Harris’ death.

Harris died after Ross beat her. The girl had a seizure, vomited, and passed out. The girl was taken to the hospital in critical condition. She was taken off of life support back in Nov. 2015.

Ross was found guilty of second-degree intentional murder, alternative first-degree murder, and child abuse.

Ross will be sentenced on April 20 at 1:30 p.m.


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