By Hunter Hine, Staff Writer
(March 30, 2023) On March 15, a Worcester County Circuit Court jury found Connor Paul Kelly, of Ocean Pines, guilty of second-degree child abuse, three counts of second degree assault and neglect of a minor, said Worcester County States Attorney Kristin Heiser.
Sentencing is scheduled for May 19.
The offenses took place between Jan. 15, 2021 and Feb. 15, 2021, according to the Maryland Case Search. Judge Beau Oglesby issued an arrest warrant for Kelly on March 24, 2021, which was served on March 25, 2021.
Ocean Pines Police Department was the charging agency and wrote the reports, and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation, Heiser said.