New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley is under investigation for abusing his five-year-old son, TMZ reported Saturday.
The 29 year old is alleged to have engaged in repeated willful abuse of a child under 18 between May 30 and June 5, according to Gadsden, Ala., cops' official incident report.
Although no details of the allegations were released, a police spokesperson confirmed that the District Attorney's Office was given the results of the investigation and would present the case to a grand jury. The grand jury will decide whether the evidence supports charging Boley with any crime.
Boley's attorney, Randall M. Kessler, said that the accusations were brought to his attention over a year ago as part of a contested child support case, noting that "at final trial about a month ago, [the child's mother] did not seek an order restricting visitation."
"The only relief she requested from the judge was that child support be more than quintupled to, in her words, 'increase her lifes...