Second trial — same outcome as the first. An Etowah county jury found Kevin Towles guilty of beating his girlfriend’s five year old son to death. Now they will decide if gets life or death. Towels was sentenced to die back in 2009, but got a new trial. Now, another guilty verdict. The boy’s mother is serving life in prison in connection with the death. Towles and the woman put the boy’s dead body in a car seat — then claimed the car was stolen with the boy in it.