September 30, 2023

A Summerfield mom was arrested after admitting to “wailing” on her daughter for hitting a bed room door.

Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies responded to a home disturbance at an undisclosed residence at round 12:48 p.m. on Tuesday, in line with an arrest report.

Upon arrival, officers have been suggested by the feminine juvenile sufferer that she and 40-year-old Joanna Darcy McKinley have been in a bodily altercation. The sufferer said that she went into McKinley’s bed room to wake her up and pulled the blanket off her within the course of.

McKinley then pushed the sufferer out of the bed room and shut the door.

Joanna Darcy McKinley

The sufferer started hitting the door, to which McKinley opened the door and started hitting her. She sustained a scratch on her higher chest space from the incident, the report mentioned.

Throughout an interview with McKinley, she confirmed the sufferer’s account of the incident. She suggested that she thought the door was going to return off the hinges when the sufferer was banging on it.

McKinley said that she opened the door and “started wailing on her” to try to self-discipline the sufferer. She additionally admitted to holding the sufferer down and inserting her in a headlock, in line with the report.

McKinley was arrested on a cost of cruelty in the direction of a toddler with out nice bodily hurt. She was transported to the Marion County Jail, the place she was launched after posting $5,000 bond.