On March 5, 2018 Hendersonville Police began an investigation into a suspected child abuse of a four month old boy in the West Harbor Drive area of Hendersonville.
Four month old Kye Reed was treated at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital but succumbed to his injuries on March 8.
Hendersonville Police on Wednesday arrested the child’s father, 25-year-old Ronald Reed Jr., and transported him to the Sumner County Jail where he stands charged with First Degree Murder and Aggravated Child Abuse.
Reed is scheduled to appear before the Sumner County Criminal Court on April 20th 2018. He is being held in the Sumner County Jail with no bond.
Police would ask that anyone with information on this case please call and report that information to Hendersonville Police at 615-822-1111 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.