Gandara/Schlitter: He would put Kamryn in timeout, redirect her or give her a little spank, not hard. He never hit her.
Gandara/Schlitter: Daycare never mentioned bruises to him.
Gandara/Schlitter: March 17-19, Kamryn seemed to still be sick. She was fussy, not sleeping, lethargic, not eating much. He called doctor and they told him to continue with medication.
Gandara/Schlitter: On March 20, Kamryn was acting like her own self again. He took a video on his cell of Kamryn about 4 p.m.
Gandara/Schlitter: In the video, Kamryn is playing and active in the video.
Gandara/Schlitter: He woke up Kamryn about 10 a.m. March 21. She was clingy to him. She ate cheerios for breakfast. She ate pizza for breakfast. Parmer and her son Colton were there.
Gandara/Schlitter: He went to financial class that night about 5:15 p.m. He put his phone on silent. He got out at 7:45 p.m. When he checked his phone, there was a call from Parmer. He called her and talked to police and they told him about Kamryn at hospital.
Gandara/Schlitter: He saw Kamryn when she was in the room. There were tubes and a breathing aparatus hooked up. He called King and she came. Parmer was also there.
Gandara/Schlitter: They said she was really sick. He was concerned and distraught. He doesn't remember too much about talking to doctors. they transferred Kamryn to UI. He drove himself.
Gandara/Schlitter: Other family also go to Iowa City.
Gandara/Schlitter: Doctors told him Kamryn was very sick and they had to do surgery immediately. Parmer wasn't there. She was told not to. He doesn't know who told her not to come.
Gandara/Schlitter: He stayed at hospital the whole time. He texted with Parmer. He was hoping he wasn't going to lose his daughter. King was there. His father and grandparents were there. He never left the building.
Gandara/Schlitter: He still had hope she would recover. He thought she would recover after one of the surgeries.
Gandara/Schlitter: Doctors told him she was dying. They explained only 30 percent of her brain was active. He and King discussed options. They decided to let her go - take her off life support.
Gandara/Schlitter: Kamryn was buried April 2, 2010. All the family and friends were there. Parmer wasn't at the funeral.
Gandara/Schlitter: On March 30, he talked to police. He was interrogated. He defended Parmer.
Gandara/Schlitter: He saw Parmer for the first time March 28. They were still together at that point.
Gandara/Schlitter: She didn't know Parmer told daycare that Kamryn wasn't disciplined. Or that she called Kamryn a brat.
Gandara/Schlitter: After Kamryn died, they argued and wouldn't let him talk about Kamryn. There relationship got progressively worse. He didn't believe Parmer hurt Kamryn.
Gandara/Schlitter: After they broke up, he didn't really defend Parmer.
He didn't know Heather Meyers before this trial. He didn't know then Parmer confessed to her about "killing a kid."
Cross by Maybanks: Do you remember seeing the DHS 30-page report?
Maybanks: The completion date was April 12.
Maybanks: In report, Kamryn came into daycare and asked about that "little brat there." Did you read that?
Maybanks: So didn't you know before July that she said that?
Gandara/Schlitter: He doesn't know if he read it or not.
Gandara/Schlitter: He said Parmer didn't talk to him about bruises.
Maybanks: You said she didn't talk to you but didn't you talk about Parmer putting stuff on her eye.
Gandara/Schlitter: I think it was Vitamin K.
Maybanks: In June 9, you said that?
Gandara/Schlitter: He said she put it on her.
Gandara/Schlitter: He remembers Parmer putting Vitamin-K on her, not make-up.
Maybanks: Didn't you talk with her about black eye that morning?
Gandara/Schlitter: He looks at police interview and admits he did.
Gandara/Schlitter: He doesn't remember having the conversation.
Maybanks: It's an important conversation about your child?
Gandara/Schlitter: Not a conversation. I wouldn't call it a black eye. It wasn't very prominent.
Gandara/Schlitter: he admits to seeing the photo of black eye but says it looks red to him.
Maybanks: You didn't realize Kamryn had injuries March 8?
Gandara/Schlitter: He hardly sees bruise on forehead. Doesn't think it looks that bad.
Maybanks: You had conversation with Parmer about pack and play falling on Kamryn?
Gandara/schlitter: Yes. He went with Parmer into room and found Kamryn crying and playpen out of closet. He told investigators that Parmer told him that.
Maybanks: You said you didn't have conversation with nurse about bruises?
Maybanks: The nurse testified she did see them and talked to you about it?
Gandara/Schlitter: He now admits to seeing her bruises.
Maybanks: There were no photos of Kamryn when she was a toddler or the month of March?
Gandara/Schlitter: In video taken March 20, there's "possibly" a bruise on Kamryn.
Maybanks: Wasn't there some hair pulled out?
Gandara/Schlitter: I don't think so.
Maybanks: Didn't you get frustrated with the next day? She vomited and was clingy?
Gandara/Schlitter: No. She vomited Saturday night.
Gandara/Schlitter: He agrees that protecting his daughter is the most important thing. Put them before anybody else.
Maybanks: You said you were a fool when it came to women? Didn't you put Parmer above your daughter?
Gandara/Schlitter: Is that what I said? He didn't put Parmer before Kamryn.
Gandara/Schlitter: He asked King for a paternity test but didn't go through with it because Kamryn looked like him.
maybanks: Who was Kamryn named after?
Gandara/Schlitter: He found out later King had an old boyfriend named Cameron. King also started dating him when they broke up.
Maybanks: King mostly took care of Kamryn when you lived together? Also Jeri King?
Gandara/schlitter: Yes. They shared primary needs of her.
Maybanks: Didn't you get frustrated with Kamryn when she wouldn't go to sleep?
Gandara/Schlitter: I don't think so. Maybe in one incident.
Maybanks: Didn't you throw a blanket and said F#*k you?
Gandara/Schlitter: He and King were arguing. He said that to King.
Gandara/Schlitter: He took Kamryn to Parmer's on weekends or his grandparents. He would visit during the week for a couple of hours. He wasn't alone with Kamryn.
Maybanks: Kamryn had diaper rash but no other problems before you had custody of Kamryn? She didn't have any other problems like sleepiness, bruises or pulling her hair out?
Maybanks: After they told you about Kamryn's head trauma you went into her room and apologized to her?
Gandara/Schlitter: He did.
Maybanks: You knew there was no accidents? You knew daycare didn't? King didn't?
Gandara/Schlitter: Yes. He wasn't apologizing because he and Parmer hurt her.
Maybanks: You never reported that Kamryn was afraid of Parmer?
Maybanks: You said Kamryn was afraid of women with dark hair? Wasn't the inference to Parmer?
Gandara/Schlitter: I guess. He admits he never saw Kamryn afraid of Parmer.
Gandara/Schlitter: He trusted Parmer.
Maybanks: You would have told people if Parmer hurt Kamryn?
Maybanks: You knew nobody else did this?
Gandara/Schlitter: Yes. He doesn't know that it was child abuse.
Maybanks: Doctors told you it was?
Gandara/Schlitter: Doesn't mean he believed them.
Judge has prior commitment and she is excusing them for the day.
The reading of Schlitter's testimony will pick up 9 a.m. Monday.
If convicted, it's life in prison, without parole. If she's convicted on child endangerment resulting in death, it's 50 years in prison.
Have a great weekend! See you Monday.