Indiana man accused of abusing young boy

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INDIANA (CNN) – Residents in one northern Indiana community were shocked to learn police are accusing one of their neighbors in a disturbing child abuse case.

Court documents reveal Christopher Keller is charged with multiple counts of battery and even attempted murder on an 18-month-old child.

Police say they were given a card that contained hours of footage showing Keller beating, kicking and throwing the young boy.

There was also video of Keller smothering the child with a pillow.

“I’ve got two young kids of my own, and if somebody ever did something like that then I wouldn’t be here for a while cause I’d be in jail.”

Police say the toddler is recovering from his injuries.

Keller is now behind bars and being held on a four-million-dollar bond.

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(This story was originally published on August 14, 2019)

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