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Manslaughter Charges for Mother After She Left Son in Bathtub

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HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOX) — A 9 month old baby boy is dead, and his mother is charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Hazelwood Police say they responded to a hotel on North Lindbergh Monday afternoon and found an unresponsive baby on the floor of a room, and his mother performing CPR.

The baby was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead shortly after 3 p.m.

The mother told police she became distracted and accidentally left the baby in the bathtub with the water running.

The 24 year old woman is charged and in custody in Hazelwood. Investigators say an autopsy will be performed on the baby.

The mother’s identity is not being released at this time.

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