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Accused Child Killer Backtracks On Confession

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SUNRISE (CBSMiami) – The case against a Sunrise man accused of killing a child he was babysitting has taken another turn.

Corey Gordon, 28, was arrested Tuesday on homicide charges. But he now says it was the toddler's mother, Chantal Haye, who delivered the death blows.

"On the Sunday, prior to the death of the child, the mother told him (Gordon) she beat the child with an object," said Gordon's attorney Gawayne Grant.

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Gordon was babysitting Khyese Coach while the toddler's mother went to work.

When Gordon went to pick up Haye, he said the child was bruised and lifeless in the backseat.

Haye's family said Khyese didn't have a scratch on him when he left his mother's care and they are outraged at Gordon's allegations.

"He was fine. Perfectly fine," said Khyese's maternal grandmother Glenda Haye tells

Still suspicion is haunting Chantal Haye, because of two DCF investigations were sparked by calls to the abuse hotline that she hit her child.

"They were anonymous calls, but investigators came and looked and found no marks on his body," said Glenda Haye.

And while Gordon now denies killing Khyese, he isn't denying that he disciplined the child on the day he died.

"He may have smacked him around, but nothing to cause his death," said Grant.

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