An active duty soldier with 17 years of service is facing murder charges following the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old boy, due to the allegation that he forced the child out of his car on an Alabama highway in dark and rainy conditions.
Bryan Starr, 35, was at the wheel on Highway 165 Sunday evening, November 29, when his young passenger Austin Birdseye reportedly started acting up and “being unruly” inside the car. Starr pulled over at a church parking lot and ordered the child to get out of the car as a consequence for his behavior. Birdseye’s mother, Christina, who lives with Starr just a few miles away from the church, was not with them in the car at the time.
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Starr then purportedly stated that he lost sight of the boy once he left the car, due to the dark ……
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