Mother, 53, Arrested For Battering Daughter, 25, With Used Diaper

A Florida woman was arrested for battery after striking her 25-year-old daughter in the face with a used diaper.

Police report that victim Jessica Caldwell returned Monday to her Bradenton home and discovered “her mother became intoxicated while caring for her 2-year-old daughter.”

A verbal argument allegedly turned physical when Christine O’Keefe, 53, “threw a used diaper at the victim, striking her in the face,” according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report. During the subsequent mother-daughter scuffle, Caldwell struck her mother in the right brow.

O’Keefe, however, was the only one arrested--for misdemeanor battery. Seen in the adjacent mug shot, O’Keefe was released from jail Tuesday after posting $1000 bond. She is scheduled for a March 27 Circuit Court arraignment.