New York mother pleads guilty after trying to drown her 2-year-old son in the bathtub – Telemundo New York (47)

NEW YORK – A White Plains woman has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after trying to drown her 2-year-old son in a bathtub in 2019, prosecutors announced Monday.

La’Quanaya Ward, 30, was in a bathroom at the Coachman Family Center family shelter on Dec. 3 when another resident witnessed what she was trying to do and detained her, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office said. .

Ward pleaded guilty Oct. 14 to a felony attempted murder in the second degree. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for January 2022.

She faces up to 25 years in state prison if given the maximum sentence.



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