CLEVELAND -- A Cleveland jury has now heard opening statements in the case against Camilia Terry.
Terry, 21, is accused of killing her 3-year-old son, Emilliano, and reporting him missing from Kossuth Park at East 121st Street Nov. 25.
Prosecutors told the jury that Camilia's story to investigators changed several times.
First she claimed her son was missing. Then, after his body was found in a trash processing facility, Camilia told investigators she woke up one morning and found her son dead in bed.
Later, prosecutors say Camilia accused a former boyfriend named "Red" of killing her son.
According to police, before reporting her son missing, Camilia had already killed him, stuffed his body in several trash bagsand left his body in a trash bin.
Police then found Emilliano's body at the Oakwood Village trash transfer center.
His cause of death was blunt force impact to the head and body. Terry is still in prison, held on $2 million bond.
Her two other children, ages 6 and 2, are in the custody of other family members.
The trial is being overseen by Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Janet Burnside.
Defense attorneys Richard Drucker and John Powers say Camilia made bad decisions but never admitted to killing Emilliano and the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Camilia is guilty of murder.