An Owingsville man has been arrested for the alleged abuse of a three-month-old child, according to police.

    Kentucky State Police said they received a call from St. Claire Regional Medical Center’s emergency room at 8:38 p.m. Wednesday about suspected child abuse.

    After an investigation by Detective Toby Gardner and Trooper Jay Cottrell, Matthew P. Jones, 22, was charged the next day with criminal abuse first degree of a child age 12 or under, a Class C felony.

    The child had been transported to the hospital by Bath County EMS from a home on Paradise Lane in Bath County.

    Jones was lodged in the Rowan County Detention Center.

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