A Florida mother has been arrested after her nine-month-old child drowned inside a bathtub, WPTV-TV reports.
Heather Clifford, 29, has been arrested and charged with aggravated manslaughter. At the time of the drowning on December 20th Clifford claimed that she put her child in the bath, but then left him to take a nap.
Deputies were called to her home on December 20th, where they found the child’s father performing CPR, however the child was pronounced dead a short time later. He was also reportedly asleep at the time of the incident.
Officials removed two other children from the home following the drowning. Authorities had been called to the family’s home at least three times in the past.