COLUMBIA — When Cortez Johnson's body was brought to University Hospital on the morning of June 25, 2008, more than 200 injuries covered his body, witnesses testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Keyonda Lumpkins, the 2-year-old boy’s mother. He was also severely underweight and dehydrated.
Trial witness: Two-year-old's burns showed pattern of abuse
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