A Judge in Upstate New York delivered a ruthless sentence along with a merciless message to a Rotterdam man found guilty of beating a 4-year-old boy to death in court last week.

The short video which appeared on Tik Tok last week has garnered nearly 500,000 likes and tens of thousands of shares and comments, and when you watch it, you'll know the reason why.

It's not just what The Judge is saying, but how he is saying it.

The man who dropped the courtroom hammer was the Honorable Matthew Sypienewski, a Judge with Schenectady County Court - and the case was a disturbing one.

According to the Daily Voice, Rotterdam resident Dequan Greene was sentenced to a  maximum of 25 years to life in prison in Schenectady County Court on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Back in September, a jury convicted Green of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter stemming from the death of 4-year-old Charlie Garay in December 2020.

Photo: Daily Voice vis Rotterdam Police
Sadly, 4-year-old Charlie Garay was beaten to death. Justice has been - and will continue to be served to the man responsible.

According to reports, it was learned that "Charlie and his 5-year-old brother were abused for months after being placed in the care of Greene and his wife, Latrisha, by Albany Child Protective Services."

In December 2020, according to reports, emergency crews were called to the couple’s home "about a child who was in respiratory distress."

When paramedics arrived, the boy was not breathing.

Sadly, the young boy died, according to prosecutors, because Green stomped on the boy’s chest, causing extensive internal injuries to his liver and intestines.

Nothing will ever bring that innocent little boy back, and our hearts bleed for Charlie and his Capital Region family for what they're dealing with now.

But there was a shred of closure and perhaps some retribution when the Honorable Matthew Sypienewski went out of his way to make Green well aware of any "additional justice" served behind bars.

We're assuming he's referring to the harsh treatment Green may receive from other inmates - a very real threat within the prison system.

"You're going max," as in maximum security Sypenewski tells him with a wry smile. "And you're gonna go there...and everyone is gonna know; Baby Killer! Good luck with that!"

I'm not privy to what happens inside the walls of max security prison, but I have heard about prison hierarchy where inmates - allegedly- take a "special interest" in baby killers and pedophiles.

You can actually see fear in the child murderer's eyes in the Tik Tok below.


@__sarendipitySchenectady county judge, an absolute savage during sentencing to a man who killed his foster son #schenectadyny #courtvideo #sentencing #lifesentance #murderer #judges♬ original sound - Sarah

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