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Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse, Habitual Offender

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OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. – An Ottawa County man was found guilty in court Friday on child abuse charges.

Ryan Kupres was found guilty of abusing his child, Layla.

In April of 2012, Layla was taken to a Zeeland hospital for vomiting. She was then transferred to Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, where she was listed in critical condition, according to the hospital.

Layla’s injuries included head trauma and broken bones. FOX 17 reported shortly after the incident that Layla did recover but was placed in foster care.

Kupres was charged with 1st degree child abuse. He was also found guilty of 2nd degree habitual offender, which stemmed from another child abuse incident that happened back in 2008.

Kupres will be sentenced on April 15 at 10 a.m.

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  • Charles

    I heard stories of how the Soviet Union used to treat prisoners. No long trials. No appeals. No waiting of death row for 20 years.

    Found guilty? Bullet to the head immediately.

    That's what this punk deserves.

    • MommasLove

      I don't believe he should have a Bullet immediately- I believe who should the same injuries he gave poor innocent layla, Over and Over again ! He'll get what he deserves in Jail/prison- Those men don't do Child abuse !! Let the pathetic excuse of a man rot and suffer !

  • Teresa

    How on earth could anyone abuse a child in any way shape or form. If you dont want them babies there are people out there that will take them that cant have children. Look at that little innocence face I just cant believe the sick bastard would do it again the second time to a second child sounds like to me he doesnt like kids so he needs to be locked up away from all kids and should be sterlized so he cant produce anymore to abuse either.

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