A Georgia mother has been charged with a felony count of cruelty to children after police say she sat on her 2-year-old son’s head for an hour.
According to an arrest report, Susan Elizabeth Kelley put a towel down on a wooden dining room chair, placed her son’s head on the towel and then sat on it.
The arrest report was obtained by The Atlanta Journal Constitution; PEOPLE confirmed the existence and contents of the report.
The report states: “The accused sat on the child’s head, with full body weight, for approximately one hour in an attempt to gain ‘submission’ from the child.”
The toddler passed out and was taken to an Atlanta-area hospital. According to the police report, he had visible physical injuries, including redness to the head, chest and back.
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Kelley was arrested on May 11 and charged with one count of felony charge of cruelty to children. She posted bond of $55,220.
Court records do not name an attorney for Kelley. A call to her home went unanswered.
The toddler is expected to make a full recovery.