Granite City man convicted of beating his 7-week-old infant

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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) –  It took less than two hours for a jury to convict a Granite City man of beating his 7 week old infant.

Kamryn Kerr was found guilty of all four counts of aggravated battery to a child.  The Madison County Attorney’s Office says the child had multiple broken ribs when he was taken to the hospital.

Kerr and the child’s mother, Ashlee Wethington were both charged in the case. Additional charges came after medical data revealed leg and skull fractures as well. The child is in foster care.