Elkhart Mother to Appear in Court


An Elkhart mother accused of slapping her 9-year-old son and hitting his head against a brick wall in front of his teacher is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

25-year-old Edwina Carter also is accused of dragging her son in front of his class and inviting classmates to make fun of him.

She faces charges of neglect of a dependent and battery upon a child, both felonies.

She was arrested Friday and released on 25-thousand dollar bond .

The boy has been placed under protective custody and is in foster care.


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