70°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Tue
82°
62°
20%
Wed
83°
65°
10%
Thu
84°
68°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

6-year-old boy in drowning case against mom dies

11 months ago Saturday, April 05, 2014 3:10:29 PM CDT April 05, 2014 Saturday, April 05 2014 Apr 5, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
Topics : drown mom killing

PITTSBURGH - A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub has died, four days after his younger brother drowned.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Officer on Saturday confirmed the death of Daniel Schlemmer.

His mother, 40-year-old Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, had been arrested earlier this week and is being held in the Allegheny County Jail without bond on charges of drowning her 3-year-old son Luke, who died Tuesday.

County detectives say the mother told them she tried to drown both boys in the bathtub at their McCandless home in western Pennsylvania after a third son left for school. She allegedly told investigators she heard "crazy voices" telling her to push the boys underwater.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Partly Cloudy
83°
59°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
82°
62°
Wed
Mostly Cloudy
83°
65°
Thu
T-Showers
84°
68°
Fri
Partly Cloudy
88°
63°