NJ father accused of leaving son to die after alleged Bucks Co. theft found guilty of murder

TULLYTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A New Jersey man who authorities say left his 2-year-old son to die after a crash that happened as he fled from allegedly shoplifting from a Bucks County Walmart has been found guilty of murder.

Prosecutors say 28-year-old Christopher Kuhn, of Hamilton, was convicted Wednesday of third-degree murder and other charges.

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Vigil for toddler killed in Bucks County crash: Sarah Bloomquist reports on Action News at 11 p.m., October 8, 2017

Police say Kuhn fled the Levittown Town Center store in Tullytown in October after taking $228 worth of television speakers.

Kuhn ran a red light and collided with two other vehicles, the impact throwing his son onto the road. Police say Kuhn stepped over the injured toddler before running away.

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Friend: Man who crashed, left son for dead in 'own private hell.' Gray Hall reports during Action News at 4pm on October 4, 2017.

The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police say he wasn't in a safety seat.

Kuhn remains jailed on $5 million bail.

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Watch Action Cam video of the suspect's walk and of the crash scene.

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