Father Convicted of Assaulting His Son

On April 22, 2024, a jury convicted Randy Scott McKell of criminal trespass of a dwelling (domestic violence) and assault (domestic violence). On July 25, 2023, Randy Scott McKell went to his former residence in Springville, Utah, began arguing with his son who lived at the residence and pushed his way into the home. McKell's son attempted to keep his father from entering his residence and an altercation ensued wherein McKell grabbed a soda can and began hitting his son in the head with the soda can. McKell's son was able to subdue his father until Springville police arrived. McKell told police he had not lived at the residence for approximately 5 years and that he wanted some coffee and to charge his phone. Mckell is set for sentencing on June 5, 2024.