Athens man arrested for murdering two-year-old stepson
ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - An Athens man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly murdering his two-year-old stepson on May 12.
According to an official with the Athens Police Department, officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex after receiving a report of an unresponsive two-year-old.
The child was taken to Athens-Limestone Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Following the death, detectives launched an investigation in which the boy’s stepfather, Keshan Allen, 29, was identified as a suspect. After being questioned by detectives, Allen was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated child abuse.
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