A 48-year-old Naponee man has been convicted of child abuse resulting in death for the killing last year of his 2-year-old grandson.
Peter Draper was convicted Friday by a Adams County jury of intentional child abuse resulting in death and intentional child abuse resulting in serious injury.
Prosecutors say Draper beat Joseph Rinehart Jr., who died in April 2012 at Franklin County Memorial Hospital in Franklin. An autopsy showed the little boy died of head and internal injuries caused by blunt force trauma
Draper faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced Aug. 1 in Franklin County. Draper's trial was moved to Adams County at the request of his attorney.
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