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Kyron V. Espadron 

New Orleans police said they are Kyron V. Espadron, 27, turned himself in at police headquarters Thursday afternoon in connection to his alleged involvement in the attempted murder of a 6-month-old boy.

The incident happened Sept. 12 in the 6800 block of Parc Brittany Boulevard. Espadron is accused of beating the child, causing severe internal injuries, over the course of several months.

He was arrested and booked on cruelty to a juvenile on Sept. 21, but police obtained another arrest warrant for attempted first-degree murder based on the severity of the injuries.

The child is expected to make a full recovery.