Mother arrested after infant drowns

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Posted: May 30, 2012 10:22 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: May 30, 2012 10:22 AM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the mother of an infant girl who drowned in a bathtub in suspicion of negligent homicide.

Sgt. Don Kelly said Lashay Bradley, 22, left her 11-month-old daughter unattended in a bathtub with the water running for an unknown amount of time.

When she returned, the child had apparently slipped under the water and was unresponsive. The girl was taken to a local hospital, where she later died.

Bradley was booked into the parish jail in suspicion of negligent homicide.

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