Posted at: 11/12/2013 8:52 AM
Updated at: 11/12/2013 8:59 AM
By: Jessica Riley
Gary Waite's trial begins Tuesday in Glens Falls.
Photo: File / WNYT
GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls father, accused of causing his own son's death, is in court Tuesday as his trial begins.
Gary Waite is accused of causing the death of his son, Jesse James Smith.
The child was 15 months old when he died.
Police say in February of last year, the father threw the baby onto a couch when he would not stop crying.
The boy bounced off the couch and landed the floor of the apartment in Glens Falls.