CHICAGO (CBS) — A Channahon man has been charged in the beating death of his 2-month-old daughter.
Channahon police responded to Morris Hospital around 12:20 a.m. Monday, after hospital staff determined 2-month-old Kora Middono had suffered head injuries caused by blunt force trauma.READ MORE: Police Locate Parents After Toddler Found Alone In Chesterton, Indiana, Playing In Apartment Complex Hallway
Kora was later flown to Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, where she was pronounced dead Monday afternoon. Her death was ruled a homicide.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Windy And Mild Midweek
Meantime, police interviewed Kora’s mother and father, who had been staying at the Manor Motel in Channahon, and later the Crest Hill Inn in Crest Hill.MORE NEWS: Opening Weeks Sold Out For 'Marvel: Universe Of Super Heroes' Exhibit At Museum Of Science And Industry, But Evening Tickets Now Available
Kora’s father, 29-year-old Jonathon Middono, was charged with aggravated battery. Channahon police said additional charges were expected.