LMPD: Man beats 5-year-old nephew with belt

LMPD: Man beats 5-year-old nephew with belt

LMPD: Man beats 5-year-old nephew with belt

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Posted on February 7, 2014 at 3:32 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Police said a Louisville man was arrested after beating his young nephew with a belt.

According to police documents, William Kinsey's struck his 5-year-old nephew with a belt after the child "set the apartment on fire."

Police said the boy sustained visible injuries to his chest, back and head.

Police noted in their arrest report that this incident, which allegedly happened in July, 2013, took place while the boy's mother was in the process of moving to a different city.

William Kinsey is charged with criminal child abuse.

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