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Appeals Court Affirms Verdict Of Tulsa Man's Child Abuse Conviction

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Department of Corrections photo of Austin Kirkwood. Department of Corrections photo of Austin Kirkwood.

The state Court of Criminal Appeals upholds the conviction of a Tulsa father found guilty in 2016 of severely beating his seven-week-old son.  

Austin Kirkwood, 25, was convicted during a trial in 2016.

4/8/2016 Related Story: Tulsa Man Convicted Of Abusing Of His Infant Son

Police say the infant had broken legs, a broken collar bone and a broken arm.

Kirkwood appealed, saying he didn't get a fair trial, but the appeals court disagreed.

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