Former KSU Player Awaits Arraignment

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Former Kansas State University football player Leon Patton faces a Jan. 26 arraignment on a charge of child abuse.

The ruling Friday followed a three-day hearing on the issue. At the arraignment, Patton will hear the charges against him and enter a plea.

Patton, who is free on bond, was arrested Sept. 19. The charge stems from a July 15 incident at his Manhattan residence where Riley County police responded to a 911 call about a child not breathing.

An arrest warrant indicated Patton "unlawfully and feloniously and intentionally shook'' the infant, identified as his 2-month-old son.

Patton was dismissed from the Kansas State team after the charge was filed.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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