Centralia Woman Arraigned For Assaulting Daughter

A Centralia woman accused of assaulting her daughter appeared in Boone County Court today. [Monday]

Kalinda Carpenter allegedly had an altercation with her 14 year old daughter in the 400 block of Columbia Street.

Carpenter is accused of hitting her daughter several times with a wooden handle. Additionally, she reportedly threw her down and sat on her chest before she dragged her to her feet and slammed her head through a window, shattering it.

The girl was taken to the emergency room.

Carpenter is charged with abuse of a child, first degree endangering the welfare of a child and first degree domestic assault. She is being held on a 100 thousand dollar cash only bond.

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