Westport man charged with abusing 2-month-old boy

SE Mass

WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) — A Westport man is facing child abuse charges after a 2-month-old boy was brought to Boston Children’s Hospital with multiple injuries over the weekend.

Stephen Kegyes, 32, is the child’s adoptive parent, according to police, and detectives obtained video that allegedly shows him abusing the boy inside his home on Saturday.

Kegyes was arrested Tuesday on three counts of permitting injury to a child, two counts of strangulation, and one count of assault and battery on a child, police said.

He was arraigned and ordered held until a dangerousness hearing scheduled for Friday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store

12 on 12 - Cold Case Cards: All In

More Cold Case Cards All In
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 1/7/21: Joe Cammarano, Political Science Professor, Providence College

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community