Former Kansas day care owner charged after baby found severely beaten, vomiting

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Glen Braun (courtesy WDAF) Glen Braun (courtesy WDAF)
SHAWNEE, Kan. (KAKE) -

The 53-year-old former owner of a Kansas home day care has been arrested and charged months after she allegedly beat a baby in her care. 

Katherine Konon, of Shawnee, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm. WDAF reports Sarah Braun picked up her 6-month-old son in late June and noticed the child was vomiting and had red marks all over hit head. 

Doctors at Children’s Mercy Hospital said the red marks were a hand print and that the baby was hit so hard it caused a brain bleed.

Konon's home is no longer a day car, and the state has revoked her day car license, according to the Fox station in Kansas City.

The now-9-month-old seems to have fully recovered, and doctors are tracking his progress.

Konon is expected in court on October 4.

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