Originally published Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 04:39p.m.

KINGMAN – Kingman Police arrested Kenneth T. McIntire Thursday, April 4, on felony charges of domestic violence by child abuse and domestic violence by aggravated assault.

During the day, a 13-year-old middle school student was found to have severe bruising and welts on their lower body. A school resource officer began the investigation, which resulted in McIntire, the father, being contacted.

McIntire was ultimately arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

Investigators served a search warrant at the home and recovered the items used to strike the 13 year old.

The Arizona Department of Child Safety is assisting in the investigation. The child was placed into protective custody by DCS.

Information provided by Kingman Police Department