A younger Georgia mom who was in a tub along with her younger son took medicine and fell asleep, inflicting the toddler to drown, authorities stated.
Anslie Nicole Brantley, 19, was arrested Friday on prices of second-degree homicide and cruelty to youngsters in her son’s June 9 dying at a house in Coweta County, sheriff officers stated Monday.
Deputies say they responded to the residence and located an unresponsive youngster who later died at a hospital. Investigators later realized that Brantley “had taken medicine” and fell asleep within the bathtub, killing her son within the course of.
“The newborn was within the bathtub along with her and was unresponsive when she awoke,” the Coweta County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in a press release.
The ten-month-old boy, whose title has not been launched, was found chilly to the contact by investigators, the Newnan Occasions-Herald reported.
Authorities additionally discovered methamphetamine within the dwelling owned by Brantley’s mom, Kelli Gordon, 36, who was arrested on narcotics possession prices. She remained in a county jail on prices unrelated to her grandson’s dying, the newspaper reported.
5 of Gordon’s different youngsters had been positioned within the custody of kid welfare officers following her arrest, authorities stated.
Toxicology outcomes for each Brantley and her son had been pending Monday, the Occasions-Herald reported.
Brantley was taken into custody with out incident in Alamo, Georgia, some 160 miles away from Coweta County. She stays held with out bond, the Atlanta Journal-Structure reported. It’s unclear if she’s employed an legal professional who might communicate on her behalf.
A Fb profile for Brantley, of Newnan, identifies her as a “mommy to Draiden.” She up to date her account in October with a photograph of a child boy.
“Nana’s candy boy,” one reply learn.