Mother arrested after infant drowns
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.