Father of boy found dead admits to hitting another child


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The father of a 5-year-old Kansas boy whose body was found months after he was reporting missing has pleaded guilty to hitting another child.

Jonathan Hernandez of Wichita was sentenced Wednesday to one year of probation and ordered to complete a parenting class after admitting to misdemeanor battery, the Wichita Eagle reported .

Hernandez, 34, struck the 6-year-old son of his then-girlfriend Emily Glass, causing redness and swelling on the boy's chest, according to prosecutors. The boy's father told police in February that his son told him Hernandez "smacked his ches...

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