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

Friday, April 13th 2018, 3:00 am
By: News On 6

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.