Victim: Kelynn Byrd

An illegal alien has been charged in the kicking death of 2 year old Kelynn Byrd

Perpetrator: Michael Hernandez

Crime Description:

Kelynn Byrd, an innocent two year old child, died from being kicked repeatedly in the chest allegedly by Michael Hernandez, an illegal alien,  Kelynn died of blunt chest and abdominal trauma on August 12, 2007, in Coweta, Oklahoma.


Hernandez allegedly confessed to kicking Kelynn. (1) Kelynn’s mother left the apartment after a fight with Hernandez, leaving Kelynn alone in his care. When she came home it was obvious something was wrong with her baby. She called 911 and Kelynn was taken to a Tulsa hospital where the toddler died. (2)


“Whatever kind of anger that can lead up to someone doing that to a 2-and-a-half-year-old boy is just beyond me”, the toddler’s grandmother, Michelle Ebel said.  Burying her grandson was the hardest thing she ever had to do said Ebel.(3)  


Michael Hernandez was ordered to be held in the Wagoner County Jail without bond.  He was charged with first degree murder in the kicking death of Kelynn Byrd. (1)


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