Two arrested for child abuse in Lyon County

KYLE MATTHEWS

KYLE MATTHEWS

Two Fernley men were arrested Sunday evening on unrelated child abuse charges.

Kyle Matthews, 24, arrested Sunday on suspicion of two counts of child abuse with substantial bodily harm after a 5-month-old girl was brought to Renown suffering from brain injuries sustained when she was shaken.

He is being held on $150,000 bail.

On the same evening, Russell Frietze, 23 was also arrested at Renown when a two-month-old victim was brought into the hospital with two skull fractures and a broken leg. He was arrested on suspicion of one count of child abuse with substantial bodily harm.

He is being held on $75,000 bail.

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