FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFTA) — A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to prison for fracturing his 1-month-old son’s skull.
The Washington County Clerk’s Office confirmed that Anthony Wayne McKown, 31, of Springdale pleaded guilty to battery in Washington County Circuit Court.
McKown received a 20-year Arkansas Department of Correction prison sentence for the battery, as well as a10-year sentence for failure to register as a sex offender.
McKown was arrested on suspicion of battery in June 2016.
Staff at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale contacted police after a baby with a skull fracture was brought to the hospital. Medical authorities found that the injury was caused by blunt force trauma.