11 Years In Prison for Assault on Toddler
MONTICELLO (AP) - The man found guilty of causing long-term disabilities in an attack on his girlfriend's toddler has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
Matthew Scott Stewart was convicted of first-degree assault in connection with a 2015 incident that seriously injured the 23-month-old child. The boy suffered brain injuries resulting from abusive head trauma.
The assault happened in September of 2015. Wright County deputies responded to an apartment in Monticello on a report of a child having a seizure. The child was taken to Monticello Hospital for a head scan and was then transferred to Children's Hospital.