Man charged with grandson’s killing


CANTON, S.C. (WSPA) — Haywood County sheriff’s deputies charged a man Monday in connection with the death of Kyler Wayne Presnell.

Deputies say that Tony Alan Coleman, 51, has been charged with murder and felony child abuse.

Coleman is the paternal grandfather of Kyler Presnell. Deputies say medical officials found the toddler unresponsive inside a residence at 192 Underwood Road in Canton in the early morning hours of Jan. 31, 2016. Presnell was 17 months old at the time of his death.

Haywood County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Tony Alan Coleman, 51, at his home on Underwood Road around 4 p.m. Monday.

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